Inventor's Fraud Suit Revived Against Katten

Law360, New York (September 8, 2010, 3:18 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court has revived a lawsuit alleging law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP defrauded an inventor by conspiring with his former partner to sell the company he founded, Motion Graphix Inc., out from under him.

The trial court should have allowed the estate of inventor Richard Corrales to amend his complaint rather than dismiss the suit outright, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District said in an opinion issued Friday.

The appeals court also raised the possibility that Corrales' estate will...
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