E-Pass Malpractice Suit V. Squire Sanders Revived

Law360, New York (November 9, 2010, 3:52 PM EST) -- A California appeals court has revived E-Pass Technologies Inc.’s malpractice suit against former counsel Moses & Singer LLP and Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP, saying a lower court wrongly determined that the case over the firms’ failed smart card patent litigation belonged in federal court.

The California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District, Division Three, ruled Friday that E-Pass can sue Moses & Singer and Squire Sanders for legal malpractice in state court because the claims don't turn on federal patent law, only the...
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