Akin Gump's Appeal In Malpractice Suit Shot Down

Law360, New York (October 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has rejected Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP's appeal of an interlocutory decision in which a Texas court denied its bid to have a malpractice case involving alleged mistakes in patent litigation and prosecution remanded to state court.

On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit handed down a 17-page decision affirming the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas' denial of Akin Gump and fellow defendant Branscomb PC's motion to remand Air Measurement Technologies Inc.,...
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