Samsung Beats Panasonic's Sanctions Bid For $8M In Fees

Law360 (March 7, 2019, 6:37 PM EST) -- A California federal judge found that some allegations in Samsung's suit alleging Panasonic colluded with others to monopolize the flash memory card market were misleading and made in bad faith but declined Panasonic's bid for sanctions in the form of $8.15 million in attorneys' fees and costs.

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey S. White said in a February order, unsealed Wednesday, that Panasonic Corp. failed to show that the entirety of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s lawsuit was filed in bad faith. Further, he said, Panasonic failed to show that the allegations that Samsung did file in bad faith were the cause of...

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