Fulbright Survives Patent Prosecution Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (October 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court on Monday upheld a district court's finding that a medical device company's legal malpractice suit against law firm Fulbright & Jaworski LLP violates the statute of limitations.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit unanimously affirmed a district court's granting of Fulbright's motion for summary judgment over lead plaintiff Immunocept Inc.

For Immunocept's May 6, 2005, complaint to have survived the two-year statute of limitations, factoring in the 13-month tolled relationship between Immunocept and Fulbright, Immunocept needed...
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