Fed. Circ. Revives Morgan Lewis, Patent Atty Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (April 23, 2012, 7:11 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Monday gave new life to Landmark Screens LLC's fraud lawsuit against Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP and a patent lawyer, finding Landmark's claims were brought within the statute of limitations.

The appeals court overturned a California federal court's granting of summary judgment to the law firm. Morgan Lewis had successfully convinced the lower court that Landmark, which waited to make its federal fraud claims until after a state court dismissed its malpractice suit for lack of jurisdiction, missed the three-year window to...
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