Shift In Video Patent Spat Removes Sonnenschein

Law360, New York (January 15, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- With Multi-Format Inc. holding Bally’s Park Place Inc. casino rather than the casino’s parent company, Harrah’s Entertainment Inc., liable for patent infringement, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP has exited the dispute over the casino’s surveillance system.

Judge Madeline Cox Arleo of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has signed off on Sonnenschein’s bid to withdraw now that the plaintiffs have turned their sights away from Harrah’s toward its casino-operating subsidiary, Bally’s Park Place, Inc.

“In its amended complaint, plaintiff substituted defendant Bally’s...
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