IP Boutique Rips Board Game Inventor's Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (November 10, 2011, 6:53 PM EST) -- Intellectual property boutique Reising Ethington Barnes Kisselle PC asked a Michigan federal court Thursday for summary judgment in a $15 million malpractice suit by an inventor who claims the firm failed to properly advise him on trademark and patent cases involving a board game he created.

According to the firm, pro se plaintiff Stephen Ruff's claims, including that he lost out on a multimillion-dollar licensing deal with DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. are "patently meritless" because he cannot prove the the firm caused his alleged injury....
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Case Information

Case Title

Ruff, et al v. Reising, Ethington, Barnes, Kisselle, P.C.

Case Number



Michigan Eastern

Nature of Suit

Fraud or Truth-In-Lending


George Caram Steeh

Date Filed

March 17, 2011

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