July 11, 2011
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A Washington state federal judge on Monday threw out George Clinton’s malpractice suit against Hendricks & Lewis PLLC over legal work performed in California, saying the funk legend waited too long to accuse his former counsel of botching a series of intellectual property pursuits.
Intellectual property boutique Hendricks & Lewis PLLC on Thursday asked a federal judge in Washington state to toss funk legend George Clinton’s malpractice claim, arguing Clinton should have raised the claim in arbitration the firm initiated over unpaid legal fees.
A federal judge in Washington state on Monday tossed some claims from singer George Clinton's malpractice lawsuit against intellectual property boutique Hendricks & Lewis PLLC, ruling the Funkadelic frontman cannot challenge the enforceability of a fee agreement upheld in earlier arbitration.
Funk singer George Clinton hit intellectual property and contract boutique Hendricks & Lewis PLLC with a lawsuit in Washington federal court on Monday, accusing the firm of malpractice in several music rights matters including an alleged failure to negotiate a licensing agreement.