Fired Patent Lawyer Loses Appeal Of Age Bias Claims

Law360, New York (November 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A former Saint-Gobain Corp. patent lawyer who was fired for allegedly sending “sexually tinged” poems to a co-worker lost a bid to overturn dismissal of his age discrimination and retaliation case.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled on Friday that a Massachusetts federal court properly ruled for summary judgment against David Bennett. He was also denied attempts to offer evidence against the lower court's order.

Bennett, who worked for the company from 1989 until his 2002 firing, accused the company, deputy general...
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