Dentons Fighting For Its Megafirm Model In DQ Appeal

By Andrew Strickler (October 14, 2015, 9:10 PM EDT) -- Megafirm Dentons has little choice but to continue to try to overturn its disqualification from a patent case this summer, experts said, because the firm's growth trajectory is threatened by a precedential decision that its Swiss verein structure did not prevent lawyers from a conflict with longtime Dentons client Gap Inc.

In signaling its intent Tuesday to again appeal the ruling, Dentons is taking another step to quell any potential fears among its current lawyers and clients that other possible cross-verein conflicts are being swept under the rug and trying to mitigate a threat to its ability to continue to swallow...

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