ProLink Seeks Defamation Defense From Insurer In 7th Circ.

Law360, Chicago (April 17, 2012, 4:03 PM EDT) -- A ProLink Holdings Corp. lawyer told the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday that an underlying patent infringement and slander of title suit against his client brought implied claims for defamation that triggered coverage under a Federal Insurance Co. policy, and that ProLink's defense cost dispute should be revived.

The insurer's attorney argued, however, that the plaintiff was asking the appeals court to rewrite the underlying complaint ProLink faced from golf course management products rival GPS Industries Inc., which he said alleged disparagement of property based on ProLink's...
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