Judge Won't Toss Copyright Suit Over Attys' Patent Apps

Law360, New York (July 03, 2012, 3:24 PM ET) -- A Minnesota federal judge on Monday refused to toss a pair of scientific journal publishers' copyright case against Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner PA, saying the law firm failed to debunk claims that it infringed articles by including them in patent applications.

U.S. District Judge Richard H. Kyle denied Schwegman's motion to dismiss the copyright suit raised by the American Institute of Physics and John Wiley & Sons Inc., finding that the law firm had failed to call into question either the publishers' ownership of the relevant...
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