Judge Recommends Against Fla. Firm DQ In E-Cig Patent Row

Law360, Miami (April 7, 2017, 9:50 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal magistrate judge recommended Friday that Berger Singerman LLP be allowed to continue as defense counsel in a patent infringement suit brought by a leading e-cigarette and vaporizer maker against a major distributor, finding the firm's prior work for the plaintiff not substantially related to the instant dispute.

Atmos Nation LLC and Atmos Technology LLC filed an emergency motion to disqualify attorney Matthew Nelles from representing defendant Glow Industries Inc., which does business as Viva La Vape, after he moved from Broad and Cassel to...
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