IP Boutique Dogs George Clinton’s Malpractice Claim

Law360, New York (February 17, 2012, 4:26 PM EST) -- Intellectual property boutique Hendricks & Lewis PLLC on Thursday asked a federal judge in Washington state to toss funk legend George Clinton’s malpractice claim, arguing Clinton should have raised the claim in arbitration the firm initiated over unpaid legal fees.

Thursday's motion for summary judgment — from Hendricks & Lewis and partner Oscar Yale Lewis Jr. — argued the Funkadelic frontman's malpractice claim over the firm’s alleged mismanagement of several IP matters related to his music was time barred. An accompanying declaratory judgment claim would be...
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