After losing two trademark cases, an attorney for a software company is trying to get the rulings thrown out because one of the 9th Circuit judges hearing the case apparently had a financial conflict.

Judge Harry Pregerson wrote opinions favoring Time Warner in two cases in which M2 Software fought the multimedia giant over the trademark to the name “M2.” Mark Pettinari, representing M2 of Los Angeles, says Pregerson owned stock in Time Warner at the time he heard the cases and issued the rulings.

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