Greenberg Tries To Dodge Malpractice Suit Over Patent Appeal

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 2:59 PM EST) -- Greenberg Traurig LLP urged a Colorado federal judge on Wednesday to dismiss Wyers Products Group Inc.'s malpractice suit alleging it wasn't advised on the riskiness of rejecting a settlement in a patent case the company lost on appeal, arguing the firm can't be held liable for its actions during confidential mediations.

Wyers' negligence claims against Greenberg Traurig related to the mediation process hinge on the “give-and-take of the mediation process involving the mediators, the parties and their attorneys,” the firm said. Wyers claims Greenberg Traurig botched...
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