EBay Loses Bid To Sanction Hagens In Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (May 26, 2010, 11:18 AM EDT) -- Attorneys for a class of plaintiffs accusing eBay Inc. of federal antitrust violations have avoided sanctions, following a magistrate judge's conclusion that they did not clearly breach a protective order barring the use of case documents in other litigation.

No direct evidence existed to prove that lawyers from Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP mined documents related to the case to determine whether they might be relevant to another recently filed lawsuit implicating eBay, Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd of the U.S. District Court for the Northern...
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