Paul Hastings Booted From Honeywell LED Case

Law360, New York (January 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal magistrate judge has disqualified Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP from representing Honeywell International Inc. in a suit it brought against Philips Lumileds Lighting Co. over a light-emitting diode patent because the firm also does a range of legal work for another Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV unit.

Magistrate Judge Charles Everingham IV of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Tuesday granted Philips Lumileds' motion to remove Paul Hastings from the October 2007 suit.

Philips Lumileds had complained about the...
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