Law Firm Botched Game Trademark Renewal, $3M Suit Says

Law360, New York (January 24, 2014, 3:42 PM EST) -- Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC allegedly allowed game maker Spin Master Ltd.'s trademark for a board game franchise to expire on the eve of an infringement trial hinging on that trademark's validity, according to a more than $3 million malpractice suit filed Thursday in Illinois court.

Spin Master says the firm's negligence caused it to unnecessarily incur "hundreds of thousands of dollars" in attorneys' fees and expenses to refocus, on short notice, a six-year-old case against rival game designer Zobmondo Entertainment LLC. And the lapsing of...
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