Arnold & Porter Accused Of 'Egregious' Conflict In Patent Case

Law360, New York (September 25, 2012, 3:28 PM EDT) -- The Tawnsaura Group LLC sought Monday to bar its former counsel Arnold & Porter LLP from representing a nutritional supplement maker in its patent case, saying the law firm had bailed on the patent-holding company after receiving a “better offer” from its opponent.

In a motion filed in California federal court, Tawnsaura said that shortly after it began consultations in August with Arnold & Porter about a forthcoming Colorado patent infringement action against nutritional supplement company iSatori Inc., the firm dropped Tawnsaura and sought the green...
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