Akin Gump Fights Subpoenas In IP Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (July 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has asked a judge to enjoin subpoenas seeking its testimony in a post-verdict hearing related to a malpractice suit over botched technology patent applications, in which a jury returned a $72.6 million verdict against the firm.

In the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas on Wednesday, Akin Gump asked the judge to enjoin discovery sought by Air Measurement Technologies Inc. and North-South Corp.

The firm has objected to subpoenas seeking the testimony of Akin Gump and...
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