Perkins Coie Files Suit Against IP Associate

Law360, New York (February 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Perkins Coie LLP has filed suit against a former intellectual property associate as the law firm seeks to recover more than $30,000 it says it lent to him for tuition and expenses while he was in law school in 2007.

The complaint, filed Jan. 28 in the Superior Court of Alameda County, Calif., names David T. Xue, now an associate at the Menlo Park, Calif., offices of Goodwin Procter LLP, as a defendant.

According to the complaint, the defendant voluntarily terminated his employment with the plaintiff...
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