Britannica Blasts Dickstein's Bid To Nix Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (January 28, 2014, 8:54 PM EST) -- Dickstein Shapiro LLP was trying to wash its hands of a broad interpretation of Encyclopedia Britannica Inc. patents that were eventually declared invalid, the encyclopedia maker said Tuesday, urging a District of Columbia federal judge to reject a bid to ax its malpractice suit against the firm.

Encyclopedia Britannica said a recent summary judgment motion from the D.C.-based firm failed to mention that its lawyers repeatedly said the patents, relating to a multimedia encyclopedia, could also cover global positioning systems — assurances Dickstein Shapiro was now...
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