Forgent Signs On Baker Botts As Jenkens Battles Ex Employees

Law360, New York (July 28, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Forgent Networks has signed on Baker Botts LLC in a contingency deal for much of its patent portfolio, but will still retain Jenkens and Gilchrist for a controversial litigation strategy that has become the target of a lawsuit by two former Jenkens partners.

Baker Botts will represent the company in matters relating to the licensing, sale and enforcement of Forgent's intellectual property rights with respect to 40 patents covering software and communication equipment, the Texas-based company said.

“We are very pleased that we have two recognized...
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