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Client: Global Manufacturer
Handled a tortious interference counterclaim against Plaintiff NBS involving the Nigerian Identical Card Project and obtained as sanctions for discovery violations of a jury instruction presuming client's claims to be true.

Lead lawyer on tortious counterclaim by our client in a patent infringement case. Counterclaim alleged that as a result of bribes by counter-defendant to the Nigerian government, our client lost a large national identity card project. Brought motion for discovery sanctions against counter-defendant for refusing to produce key witnesses in case. Court granted sanctions of giving jury instruction that there was a presumption that our client's claims were true, precluding counter-defendant from presenting any liability evidence on the tortious interference counterclaim and awarding attorneys' fees as sanctions.