Righthaven Defendant Seeks Asset Seizure Over Attys' Fee

Law360, New York (September 19, 2011, 4:25 PM EDT) -- Copyright-holding company Righthaven LLC, on the brink of bankruptcy and embroiled in an attorneys' fee dispute with a man it unsuccessfully sued, sunk lower Sunday when the man moved for seizure of its assets in Nevada federal court.

Righthaven had told U.S. District Judge Philip Pro on Sept. 10 that bankruptcy or an asset sale could be its only options if it had to pay $34,000 in attorneys' fees to Wayne Hoehn, whom it had sued for reposting a Las Vegas Review-Journal article online.

The company...
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