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A federal judge has sanctioned six Qualcomm attorneys for failing to produce tens of thousands of documents in the chip manufacturer's high-profile patent-infringement lawsuit with Broadcom. The six attorneys will also face further scrutiny for ethics violations from the California Bar Association. Thirteen other attorneys were absolved of their part in the deception. As is always the case, the cover-up is worse than the crime. Qualcomm had already been ordered to pay Broadcom $8.5 million for the patent infringement. Now its lawyers are paying with their reputations. (Photo by Dideo)