Duane Morris Wards Off Texas Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (March 31, 2011, 8:26 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court on Thursday upheld Duane Morris LLP's win in a malpractice suit brought by the owner of a test preparation company that lost a trademark dispute, finding that the plaintiff lacked standing.

The 14th Court of Appeals of the State of Texas affirmed a lower court's 2009 ruling that plaintiff Robin Singh could not recover damages that were allegedly suffered by Robin Singh Educational Services Inc. despite being the company's only shareholder.

"The Texas Supreme Court has held that an individual shareholder, even...
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