LimeWire Foes Seek To Oust Willkie Farr In IP Case

Law360, New York (January 18, 2011, 2:44 PM EST) -- Music companies suing Lime Wire LLC for copyright violations have asked that Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP be disqualified from representing the file-sharing company since a Wilkie Farr partner had previously worked for the plaintiffs in the same case.

Wilkie Farr partner Jeffrey Korn allegedly represented the plaintiffs while working at Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP before he was hired by Wilkie Farr in 2007, so his latest involvement in the dispute violates "the fundamental tenet that counsel cannot switch sides against its former client in...
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