Wilson Sonsini Booted From Antivirus Patent Suit

Law360, New York (June 23, 2011, 12:49 PM EDT) -- A Delaware federal judge on Wednesday disqualified Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC from defending Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. in a lawsuit accusing the company of infringing Intellectual Ventures I LLC's antivirus software patents.

U.S. District Judge Leonard P. Stark granted Intellectual Ventures' motion to disqualify the firm from serving as counsel for Israel-based Check Point and its U.S. arm, though details on the ruling were not immediately available.

The plaintiff's motion to kick the firm off the case was filed under seal after Intellectual...
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