Morgan Lewis Beats Myriad France Disqualification Bid

Law360, New York (April 1, 2011, 4:32 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in California refused Thursday to kick Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP out of its client Openwave Systems Inc.'s $4.2 million contract suit against Myriad France SAS over technology patents tied to a software assets deal.

Morgan Lewis partner Olivier Edwards, who joined the law firm in 2009, "has had nothing to do with this lawsuit," Judge William Alsup ruled in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, turning aside the defendant's assertion that Edwards once worked for its predecessor and...
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