5th Circ. Nixes Late Fraud Suit Against Avery, Renner Otto

Law360, Houston (September 25, 2013, 4:14 PM EDT) -- Avery Dennison Corp. and Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar LLP dodged a Texas company’s fraud suit over a rejected personalized postage patent application Tuesday when the Fifth Circuit ruled the case was filed too late.

The Fifth Circuit panel said a fraud and breach of fiduciary duty suit San Antonio-based USPPS Ltd. launched in November 2007 should have been filed six months earlier, given that Avery and Renner’s alleged bungling of the patent’s prosecution occurred no later than May 2003.

“USPPS filed suit more than four...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

USPPS, Ltd. v. Avery Dennison Corp., et al

Case Number



Appellate - 5th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4370 Other Fraud

Date Filed

June 29, 2010

Law Firms


Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.