Inventor Katz Drops Covington For Cooley Godward

Law360, New York (April 14, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Covington & Burling LLP has sought to withdraw as counsel for patent-holding company Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing LP in its suit against Ameren Corp. accusing the energy company of infringing patents for automated call processing, noting that Katz retained another firm.

On Monday, attorneys notified the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California that Covington would be stepping out of the litigation and would be replaced by Cooley Godward Kronish LLP.

Attorneys from Cooley had already filed notices of appearance with the court...
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