Seyfarth Hit With $75M Negligence Suit

Law360, New York (October 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Two inventors are suing law firms Seyfarth Shaw LLP and Burnett, Burnett & Allen as well as two lawyers, accusing them of negligence and fraud in failing to prosecute their 2005 infringement lawsuit over snowboard patents with requisite competence.

The negligence suit was removed to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday. It was filed in September in Santa Clara County Superior Court, in California.

The defendants were directly responsible for the plaintiffs' failure to secure a victory in a 2005...
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