Duke Asks For Defense Ruling In Spat With Insurer

Law360, New York (August 18, 2009, 2:14 PM EDT) -- Duke University has asked a court to find that it is entitled to coverage from its liability insurer, Coregis Insurance Co., for all defense costs associated with a former physics professor's patent infringement lawsuit against it.

The university filed a motion Aug. 17 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina seeking partial summary judgment on its contention that defense coverage is owed under the policy and that the insurer wrongfully has denied reimbursement for those costs accrued in former professor John...
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