Locke Lord Targets Co-Counsel In IP Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (November 16, 2010, 5:47 PM EST) -- Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP has lodged a third-party suit against Anderson & Byrd LLP, seeking to share the potential blame in an underlying malpractice suit filed by a novelty-products maker unhappy with an intellectual property settlement.

Anderson & Byrd was directly involved with underlying plaintiff Gemmy Industries Corp.'s multiple IP suits with competitor Chrisha Creations Ltd., and any malpractice resulted from that firm's failure to exercise diligence, Locke Lord said Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Gemmy sued...
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