Atty DQ'd In Food Container Patent Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (March 5, 2014, 3:43 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday disqualified the attorney for Oliso Inc. in the midst of its effort to fend off patent infringement claims by Sunbeam Products Inc. over technology that allows users to vacuum-seal their food.

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston found that Kenneth B. Wilson had done substantial work for Tilia International Inc., a company later acquired by Sunbeam, on the same type of technology in her decision to toss the attorney, ruling that the relationship breached a California rule of professional conduct for...
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Case Title

Sunbeam Products, Inc. v. Oliso Inc.


Case Number

3:13-cv-03577

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Susan Illston

Date Filed

August 1, 2013

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