Greenberg Traurig, Ex-Attys Accused Of IP Malpractice

Law360, New York (September 23, 2009, 12:50 PM EDT) -- Electrical wiring device maker Leviton Manufacturing Co. Inc. has filed a malpractice suit against Greenberg Traurig LLP and three of its former partners, claiming their multiple missteps in prosecuting patents and representing the company in litigation led to over $100 million in damages.

Leviton lodged the complaint Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, accusing the attorneys and firm of committing a host of errors, including a series of nondisclosures to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that led to...
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