Trial Set In Fight Over MercExchange Settlement Cash

Law360, New York (March 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Just over a year after a landmark patent settlement between MercExchange LLC and eBay Inc., a breach of contract trial is set to commence in a Fairfax, Va., court Monday as two men formerly associated with MercExchange fight with the company over settlement proceeds.

The lawsuit, filed under seal in the Fairfax County Circuit Court, was brought by attorney William Jackson Matney Jr., a partner in Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP's intellectual property group, and Jeffrey B. Bartlam.

According to a Virginia lawsuit filed by MercExchange...
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