Quinn Emanuel To Stay In Video Compression IP Suit

Law360, New York (May 2, 2011, 3:32 PM EDT) -- Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP client DirecTV Inc. lost a bid Friday in California to stop the firm from representing Multimedia Patent Trust in a suit over the same video compression patents the trust is also asserting against DirecTV.

DirecTV in March filed a motion to disqualify Quinn Emanuel from representing MPT in its patent infringement suit against Apple Inc., Canon Inc. and several other electronics makers. The motion claimed the representation would violate the firm's duty of loyalty to DirecTV because the patent trust...
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