High Court Asked To Mull Forum For IP Malpractice Suits

Law360, New York (March 22, 2012, 5:36 PM EDT) -- A group of attorneys, including two Fulbright & Jaworski LLP partners, asked the U.S. Supreme Court this month to decide whether patent-related malpractice suits belong in state or federal court, after the Texas Supreme Court said it lacked jurisdiction over their $100 million dispute.

The attorneys, accused by a Texas inventor of costing him $100 million through their negligent representation of his securities trading network patent, asked the Supreme Court to resolve a longstanding question over whether state law legal malpractice claims belong in state or...
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