Archive: September 20, 2007

Qualcomm Firms Seek to Pierce Privilege

Qualcomm Firms Seek to Pierce Privilege

From The Recorder by Jessie Seyfer via

"Attorneys who once represented Qualcomm Inc. in its ill-fated federal patent case against Broadcom Corp. have asked a judge to pierce their client’s privileged communications.

With the threat of formal sanctions bearing down on them, lawyers at Heller Ehrman and Day Casebeer Madrid & Batchelder — Qualcomm’s former litigation counsel — are asking for a rare exception to privilege so they can explain to the judge how their side failed to produce hundreds of thousands of relevant documents during discovery in the San Diego case. "

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