Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Minnesota Appeals Court Upholds Sanctions Against Firm In Downloading Suit

Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Minnesota Appeals Court Upholds Sanctions Against Firm In Downloading Suit

ST. PAUL, Minn. - In light of evidence that a law firm and the adult entertainment firm that it purports to represent initiated a lawsuit and sought discovery related to Doe downloading defendants in bad faith, a Minnesota Court of Appeals panel on Aug. 4 upheld sanctions against them in the form of attorney fees (Guava LLC, et al. v. Spencer Merkel, et al., No. A13-2064, Minn. App.; 2014 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 829).

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