2 Finnegan Attys Escape IP Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (November 1, 2012, 7:50 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Thursday dismissed two Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP attorneys from a suit by the Massachusetts inventor behind Framescape eyewear accusing the firm of simultaneously advising the eyeglasses company and a rival on similar patent applications.

In a brief docket order, U.S. Magistrate Judge Judith G. Dein granted the motion to dismiss filed by Finnegan attorneys Arthur Garrett and Ernest Chapman, who said they had no direct contact with plaintiff Chris E. Maling, inventor and president of the Framescape brand's...
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