Oil Well Patent Suit Against Andrews Kurth Trimmed

Law360, New York (November 23, 2010, 3:14 PM EST) -- Andrews Kurth LLP has won its bid to cut civil conspiracy, patent infringement and a half dozen other claims from a suit brought by two former Lufkin Industries Inc. employees alleging the firm conspired with Lufkin to improperly assign the rights of two well-technology inventions to the oil and field products supplier.

Judge Harry Lee Hudspeth of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas on Thursday partially granted Andrews Kurth and attorney Gary L. Bush's motion to dismiss the suit brought by two...
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