Baker Hostetler Withdraws As Airbus Counsel In IP Suit

Law360, New York (June 7, 2010, 1:28 PM EDT) -- Baker & Hostetler LLP has voluntarily stepped down as counsel for Airbus SAS in a patent infringement suit brought by FirePass Corp. over fire prevention systems, following the plaintiff's contention that the firm previously conducted patent work on its behalf.

Judge Viktor V. Pohorelsky of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York on Friday ordered that FirePass’ motion to disqualify counsel be withdrawn, after the firm indicated that it would step down as counsel.

FirePass sent a letter to the judge on...
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