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US: Judge fed-up with delays to Facebook COO Sandberg’s deposition

 |  May 16, 2013

A federal judge has suggested that plaintiffs’ lawyers should seek a court order to force Facebook COO Sheryl Sanderg to cooperate in a case accusing seven technology conglomerates of breaching federal antitrust law. US District Judge Lucy H. Koh wants lawyers to “bring to a close” the delays preventing Sandberg’s deposition as her lawyers resisted a subpoena; Judge Koh set a hearing to resolve the situation after learning a hearing intended for the same purposes never took place last month as scheduled. Neither Facebook nor Sandberg is a defendant, but lawyers would like to interview her concerning her time as an executive at Google Inc. Defendants also include Apple, Intel and Adobe Systems and are accused of generating non-compete, non-solicitation agreements, resulting in harm to competition.

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