DirecTV Seeks To Boot Quinn Emanuel From Patent Suit

Law360, New York (March 10, 2011, 3:40 PM EST) -- Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP client DirecTV Inc. asked a California federal court Wednesday to stop the firm from representing Multimedia Patent Trust in a lawsuit asserting video compression patents because DirecTV is facing a suit over the same patents.

DirecTV filed a motion to intervene in Multimedia Patent Trust's patent infringement suit against Apple Inc., Canon Inc. and several other electronics makers in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, and concurrently filed a motion to disqualify Quinn Emanuel as counsel...
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