Greenberg Traurig Patent Malpractice Suit Survives

Law360, New York (March 31, 2010, 7:28 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied Greenberg Traurig LLP's motion to dismiss a malpractice suit over its alleged failures in patent prosecution and litigation for light switch maker Leviton Manufacturing Co., which the company claims led to $100 million in damages.

Judge George B. Daniels of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York largely denied the dismissal bid in an order issued Wednesday.

Greenberg argued that the malpractice suit was outside the statute of limitations because the firm did its prosecution work for...
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