IP Boutique Escapes Inventor's Patent Malpractice Claims

Law360, New York (September 27, 2012, 5:28 PM EDT) -- Reising Ethington PC on Thursday escaped malpractice allegations raised by an inventor who claimed the intellectual property boutique failed to properly advise him on a pair of trademark and patent matters, after a Michigan federal judge found the man had waited too long to bring his claims.

U.S. District Judge George Caram Steeh granted Reising's motion for summary judgment on malpractice claims brought by Stephen Ruff, who alleged he received deficient legal counsel that resulted in the expiration of his board game trademark, as well as...
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Case Information

Case Title

Ruff, et al v. Reising, Ethington, Barnes, Kisselle, P.C.

Case Number



Michigan Eastern

Nature of Suit

Fraud or Truth-In-Lending


George Caram Steeh

Date Filed

March 17, 2011

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