Wood Herron Wins Partial Toss Of Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (July 31, 2009, 12:43 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted partial summary judgment to intellectual property boutique Wood Herron & Evans LLP in a malpractice suit brought by the inventor of a weed trimmer guard, finding that the inventor's expert was not qualified to provide testimony on the issue of legal malpractice in the patent application process.

In a ruling handed down Thursday, Judge Danny C. Reeves of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky held that while plaintiff Steven E. Byrne's expert had extensive experience in the...
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