Fed. Circ. Backs Sheppard Mullin Win In Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (November 16, 2010, 2:10 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a suit accusing Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP of conducting fraudulent patent re-examination requests on behalf of defendants in several infringement cases brought by an inventor over multimedia and interactive video technology.

In a brief order the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Monday affirmed a lower court’s decision tossing with prejudice a case brought by inventor Lawrence Lockwood and his patent-holding company PanIP LLC alleging the law firm and two of its...
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