IP Holder Seeks To Boot MoFo As Yahoo's Counsel

Law360, New York (October 1, 2009, 1:16 PM EDT) -- Intellectual property holder CIVIX-DDI LLC has asked a judge to disqualify Morrison & Foerster LLP from its representation of Yahoo Inc. in a suit alleging infringement of database access-related patents, contending that the firm improperly participated in a re-examination of the patents-at-issue and violated a protective order.

CIVIX filed a motion Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois claiming that MoFo counsel obtained confidential information in the case and then improperly used the information to participate in the re-examination by the...
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