Ring Plus Wants Baker Botts Removed In Cingular Suit

Law360, New York (December 17, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Ring Plus Inc. on Sunday asked a judge to disqualify Baker Botts LLP from representing Cingular Wireless LLC in a patent suit over ring-back technology, saying that Baker Botts had improper ex parte contacts with a Ring Plus director.

Ring Plus said in a motion that the director, Sam Garretson, had contacted the firm by e-mail in April and offered to discuss privileged information relating to the case.

“In that e-mail, Mr. Garretson stated that he 'possess a great deal of information that [he] would like...
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