2nd Circ. Revives Cowan Liebowitz Malpractice Claim

Law360, New York (February 10, 2012, 5:37 PM EST) -- The Second Circuit on Friday revived an inventor's malpractice claim against Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC for allegedly sharing her trade secrets with Clear Channel Communications Inc. and Live Nation Inc. but refused to reinstate her antitrust claims against the companies.

In a summary order, the appeals court vacated a New York district court's dismissal of Amy Gurvey's attorney malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty claims against the firm and several attorneys, holding that construing her complaint liberally, Gurvey had stated a plausible claim.

However, the...
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