Legal Malpractice After McKesson V. Bridge Medical
December 14, 2009, 2:29 PM EST
Law360, New York (December 14, 2009, 2:29 PM EST) -- As is reasonably well-known by the patent bar currently, the Federal Circuit case, McKesson v. Bridge Medical, 487 F.3d 897 (Fed. Cir. 2007), as well as the follow on Federal Circuit case, Larson v. Aluminart Products, 559 F.3d 1317 (Fed. Cir. 2009), deal with findings of inequitable conduct based on conduct by the patent attorneys who prosecuted the patents at issue in those cases.
Those cases, however, do not directly address the consequential legal liability of or ethical responsibility implications to those attorneys as a result....
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