Nissan Seeks Sanctions Against MoFo, MHL Tek

Law360, New York (August 5, 2009, 7:00 PM EDT) -- Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. is seeking sanctions against MHL Tek LLC and Morrison & Foerster LLP in ongoing tire patent infringement litigation, alleging they violated a protective order by bringing claims before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and failed to alert the agency that the patent-holding company did not own two patents.

Nissan urged the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to levy sanctions against Michigan-based MHL Tek and Morrison & Foerster on Tuesday, accusing the plaintiffs of “engag[ing] in a pattern...
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