E-Z-EM Seeks Sanctions Against Kirkland & Ellis

Law360, New York (July 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Alleging that more than 40,000 responsive documents were not timely produced, E-Z-EM Inc. and ACIST Medical Systems Inc. have requested that a court sanction Kirkland and Ellis LLP, which represents two Tyco Healthcare Group LP subsidiaries, for alleged failure to comply with discovery obligations in a patent spat over medical fluid injectors.

In an emergency supplement filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to a sealed June motion for sanctions, defendant E-Z-EM also requested an extension of the discovery cutoff...
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