Fanmaker Accuses Hiscock & Barclay Of Malpractice

Law360, New York (March 21, 2012, 9:18 PM EDT) -- Hiscock & Barclay LLP failed to properly represent fanmaker Oak Forest Products Inc. in its patent suit against Home Depot USA Inc. and King of Fans Inc. over a design for a leaf-shaped fan blade, according to a malpractice suit removed to Florida federal court Wednesday.

Oak Forest, along with its principal Thomas Cartwright, brought the suit in Florida state court against Hiscock & Barclay as well as the co-chair of the firm's patents and prosecution practice area, Thomas FitzGerald.

The fanmaker claims the law firm...
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