Panasonic Gets Fish Kicked Off Antitrust Class Action

Law360, New York (August 4, 2011, 4:23 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday granted Panasonic Corp.'s motion to disqualify Fish & Richardson PC from representing a putative class that claims the company conspired to control patent rights to secure digital cards because of a Fish attorney's previous representation of Panasonic.

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey S. White ruled that Fish should not be allowed to represent the plaintiffs because its lead attorney on the case, David J. Healey, represented Panasonic in intellectual property litigation when he was a partner at Weil Gotshal & Manges...
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