Patton Boggs, Others Cite Gunn In Bid To End Malpractice Row

Law360, New York (February 26, 2013, 7:56 PM EST) -- Patton Boggs LLP, Barnes & Thornburg LLP and Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP on Tuesday urged an Illinois federal judge to toss a third-party complaint against them in a patent malpractice case, arguing that the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Gunn v. Minton strips jurisdiction from the federal court.

The law firms and multiple individual attorneys contend that in light of the high court’s ruling in Gunn, which held that “state legal malpractice claims based on underlying patent matters will rarely, if ever, arise under federal patent...
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