Calif. Court Upholds Sanctions For IP Lawyer

Law360, New York (December 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a long-running dispute over a vaccine to treat inflamed cow udders, a state appeals court has affirmed that a lawyer and her clients must pay nearly $44,000 for allegedly violating an order shielding trade secrets.

On Nov. 25, the Court of Appeal of the State of California, Third Appellate District affirmed a trial court's imposition of sanctions on intellectual property lawyer Joanna Mendoza and her clients. They were fined a total of $43,678 for violating an order protecting the trade secrets of livestock animal vaccine...
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