Court Guts Inventor's Suit Against Patent Lawyer, P&G

Law360, New York (November 29, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A court has tossed most of the suit in which an inventor accused his onetime friend and patent attorney, the attorney's wife and Procter & Gamble of stealing his ideas for a body protection pad by leaving them out of patent drafts.

Judge John Holschuh let the suit's sole patent infringement claim stay in the suit in his Tuesday ruling in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. And the judge allowed plaintiff Keith Whittle to refile some of his claims with further...
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