Katten Hit With Malpractice Suit Over Failed Patent Bid

Law360, Los Angeles (March 5, 2013, 10:40 PM EST) -- Tax software developer PTP Oneclick LLC and others accused Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP in Illinois state court of legal malpractice on Tuesday, claiming the firm botched a patent search that preceded a failed application for a patent on their tax software.

PTP Oneclick and its majority stockholder, Paul Pavlou, alleged in a complaint Tuesday that Katten failed to properly perform a novelty search before the plaintiffs applied for a patent on their tax preparation software, which they claim should have uncovered the existence of competing software...
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