Hogan Denies Conflict Of Interest In IP Suit

Law360, New York (March 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Hogan & Hartson LLP has moved to toss a malpractice suit brought by Prestige Brands Inc. alleging that the law firm, a partner and an ex-partner violated their duties by representing both Prestige and a competitor seeking regulatory approval for a similar overnight mouth guard.

Prestige has hit its competitor with a separate suit alleging unfair competition and patent infringement.

Hogan & Hartson on Friday moved to dismiss the malpractice suit, filed in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, saying its former client, Prestige,...
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