Realtors Hit With Round 2 Of Misconduct Sanctions

Law360, New York (March 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has sanctioned the National Association of Realtors and two other defendants in a protracted Web patent suit that ended in their favor, ordering them to pay nearly $283,000 as a second round of penalties for alleged discovery misconduct.

In an order signed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Judge Elizabeth D. LaPorte ordered the defendants to pay $282,970 in monetary sanctions to the attorneys for plaintiff Kevin Keithley after reviewing billing records for fees incurred as a...
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