Feinberg Day Ousted From IP Suit For Prior Toshiba Work

Law360, New York (February 23, 2012, 10:19 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Thursday removed plaintiff's counsel Feinberg Day Alberti & Thompson LLP from a flash technology patent infringement case because its lawyers had previously represented defendant Toshiba America Electric Components Inc. in other cases.

Directing plaintiff Talon Research LLC to obtain other counsel, U.S. District Judge William Alsup said in his order that the lawyers, who had worked on intellectual property cases for Toshiba while they were employed by DLA Piper, “crossed the line” and “should have known better than to sue its recent...
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