Epson Can Keep Quinn Emanuel As Counsel: Judge

Law360, Los Angeles (June 1, 2011, 7:53 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday rejected efforts by putative class action plaintiffs suing printer maker Epson America Inc. over ink cartridges to disqualify its counsel, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, and an expert witness retained by the firm.

Plaintiffs' attorneys from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP moved in April to have Quinn Emanuel and print expert David Spencer of SpencerLab Digital Color Laboratory thrown off the case, arguing the plaintiffs disclosed confidential work product to Spencer before he was retained by Quinn...
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