On Monday, Morrison & Foerster named Harold McElhinny co-managing partner of the firm in recognition of his "success at building quality, enthusiasm and productivity" in the firm's IP practice. But McElhinny didn't get to savor the moment. On Tuesday one of the most stinging losses of his career went from bad to really bad: Marshall, Texas Federal District Court Judge David Folsom found EchoStar in contempt and added $103 million to the pile of money EchoStar owes to the plaintiff in the case, TiVo Inc.
TiVo Wins $103 Million in Contempt Ruling Against EchoStar
The American Lawyer
June 3, 2009