Wolf Haldenstein Attys Face Sanctions In AOL Patent Sale Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (December 5, 2013, 8:43 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge said Thursday that sanctions must be imposed against counsel from Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP who filed an allegedly frivolous consolidated securities class action claiming AOL Inc. bought millions of its shares at artificially depressed prices before announcing a $1 billion patent sale.

The judge said the attorneys, in opposing the yet-to-be-determined sanctions, hadn't shown there was evidence supporting the plaintiffs' alleged conspiracy theory that AOL held a sham auction of the patent portfolio months after Chairman and CEO Tim...
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Case Title

IN RE AOL, INC. REPURCHASE OFFER LITIGATION


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1:12-cv-03497

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New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Securities/Commodities

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Denise L. Cote

Date Filed

May 3, 2012

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