Judge Boots Armstrong Teasdale IP Negligence Case

Law360, New York (February 9, 2010, 4:31 PM EST) -- A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Armstrong Teasdale LLP of negligence and breach of fiduciary duty in the way it handled the licensing of a firewall patent, saying the litigation against the law firm was filed too late.

Judge Carol E. Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri on Monday granted the law firm's bid to dismiss the lawsuit brought by plaintiff James Joyce.

Joyce brought the suit in September 2008, alleging that Armstrong Teasdale breached its fiduciary duty...
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