9th Circ. Asked To Revive 'Litigation Espionage' Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (March 7, 2013, 9:26 PM EST) -- In a case of alleged “litigation espionage,” a California attorney told the Ninth Circuit on Thursday that two other lawyers violated his privacy and “stole” his copyrighted work product by forwarding a one-sentence email he had posted on an online discussion group to the subject of the email.

Kenneth M. Stern said two trial judges erred in dismissing his claims arising out of the alleged misuse of the email, in which he expressed his concern over the billing practices of forensic accounting firm White Zuckerman Warsavsky...
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