Latham & Watkins Dodges Malicious Prosecution Case

Law360, Los Angeles (September 25, 2012, 9:02 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Tuesday threw out a malicious prosecution case against Latham & Watkins LLP, finding that two former executives of a thermal imaging systems company waited too long to sue the law firm for bringing a trade secrets case against them.

Latham represented Flir Systems Inc. in its trade secrets case against William Parrish and Timothy Fitzgibbons. A Santa Barbara judge ruled in June 2008 that the case was brought in bad faith for an anti-competitive motive.

Citing that ruling, Parrish and Fitzgibbons sued...
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