Patent Holder Seeks Sanctions For MLB Over Breach

Law360, New York (July 16, 2009, 4:46 PM EDT) -- DDB Technologies LLC has asked a court to impose sanctions against Major League Baseball’s interactive media division, alleging it disclosed confidential information in violation of a protective order issued in an interactive-technology patent dispute.

The Texas-based intellectual property holding company DDB filed the motion on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, arguing that MLB Advanced Media had violated a 2005 protective order by disclosing confidential discovery information.

“This was no casual or inadvertent violation,” DDB said. “It was calculated, and...
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