Sheppard Mullin Aims To Quash Lockwood Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (September 14, 2009, 3:52 PM EDT) -- Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP has moved to dismiss a “recklessly false” lawsuit accusing the firm of conducting fraudulent patent re-examination requests on behalf of defendants in several infringement cases brought by inventor Lawrence Lockwood over multimedia and interactive video technology.

In a motion to dismiss filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Sheppard Mullin refuted claims by Lockwood and his patent-holding company PanIP LLC that it played dirty while representing clients against Lockwood in a number of patent...
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