High Court Has 2nd Chance To Hear Patent Malpractice Issue

Law360, New York (June 05, 2012, 9:05 PM ET) -- While the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a case dealing with whether patent-related malpractice suits belong in state or federal court, a question that has recently sparked debate among the judges on the Federal Circuit, the issue is not yet settled, with a potentially stonger case still up for high court consideration, attorneys say.

The justices on Monday refused to hear Memorylink Corp.'s argument that the Federal Circuit had overreached when it affirmed a district court's dismissal of its state law patent malpractice...
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