Mealey's Litigation Procedure - 7th Circuit Upholds Sanctions Against Porn Firm's Counsel In Copyright Case

Mealey's Litigation Procedure - 7th Circuit Upholds Sanctions Against Porn Firm's Counsel In Copyright Case

CHICAGO - A Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on July 31 affirmed sanctions levied against three attorneys in a copyright infringement case over adult websites, finding that the attorneys violated direct orders of a trial court and engaged in abusive discovery practices (Lightspeed Media Corp., et al. v. Anthony Smith, et al., No. 13-3801 and 14-1682, 7th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 14725).

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