Motorola Could Face $100M Hit In SPS Case: Attorneys

Law360, New York (January 8, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Motorola Inc. was ordered Monday to pay $17 million in costs and attorneys’ fees in a drawn-out trade secrets case in Florida state court. But bigger sanctions still loom, after the judge found that Motorola’s lawyers broke court rules, according to plaintiffs’ attorneys.

SPS Technologies Corp., the tiny start-up that filed the lawsuit, is seeking $100 million in sanctions after Motorola and its lawyers from Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP allegedly violated a court rule by sharing courtroom transcripts with expert witnesses before they testified....
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