Goldberg Segalla Seeks To Duck DQ In Elevator IP Row

By Kevin Penton (January 13, 2021, 10:29 PM EST) -- Goldberg Segalla LLP has pushed back against a bid by the U.S. arm of a German elevator company to toss the firm from a patent infringement case in Texas, arguing that its defense of the New Jersey-based subsidiary's subcontractor in a separate personal injury case is insufficient reason for disqualification.

The Western District of Texas should allow Murolet IP LLC to keep Goldberg Segalla as its counsel in the litigation against Schindler Holding Ltd. even as the firm is representing a subcontractor that Schindler Elevator Corp. agreed to indemnify after a worker was injured, according to Tuesday's opposition brief.

"Goldberg has...

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