Marvell Loses Bid To Disqualify Lawyers In Patent Suit

Law360, New York (October 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Chip manufacturer Marvell Semiconductor Inc. has once again lost its bid to disqualify the law firm representing the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization in two patent infringement suits involving CSIRO’s patent for wireless local area networks.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Thursday agreed with the federal trial court in Texas that rejected Marvell's pitch to disqualify Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP on the grounds that it was conflicted out of representing CSIRO because it had worked with Marvell in...
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