Andrews Kurth, Lufkin Fail To Nix Oil Well IP Suit

Law360, New York (November 29, 2010, 6:57 PM EST) -- Andrews Kurth LLP and Lufkin Industries Inc. have again fallen short in their bid to nix two former Lufkin employees' suit alleging that the defendants conspired to improperly assign the intellectual property rights of two well technology inventions to the oil and field products supplier.

While Judge Harry Lee Hudspeth of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas agreed to cut claims against the law firm related to the assignment of two of the plaintiffs' prior patents, as well as conspiracy, conversion and...
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