Fed. Circ. Revives $33M Dickinson IP Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (January 11, 2011, 5:05 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Tuesday remanded a federal judge's dismissal of a $33 million malpractice suit accusing Dickinson Wright PLLC of mismanaging a lacrosse stick patent, saying the court has subject matter jurisdiction because the dispute involves patent law.

Warrior Sports Inc. must take its complaints about Dickinson's handling of the patent, which covers a scooped lacrosse head, back to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in a...
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