Insurer Won't Cover Cantor Colburn For Sanctions In IP Suit

Law360, New York (May 11, 2017, 9:43 PM EDT) -- An insurance company on Tuesday sued IP boutique Cantor Colburn LLP in Indiana federal court, saying it shouldn’t have to cover sanctions that defendants in an underlying patent infringement suit are seeking after the court found that the firm and its client had “intentionally” misled the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Continental Casualty Co. contends that it should not be required to defend the firm during a motion for sanctions or pay any potential sanctions in the underlying suit, because the policy excludes “intentional wrongdoing” and...
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