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Dentons is vowing to appeal a $32.3 million jury verdict against the megafirm in Ohio, defending the Swiss verein structure that has helped the firm grow to enormous proportions, but that also led to Dentons’ disqualification in a patent case five years ago.

The backstory begins at the U.S. International Trade Commission, where an administrative law judge disqualified Dentons in 2015 from representing client RevoLaze, rejecting the firm’s contention that its U.S. branch was separate from its Canadian one. The Canadian branch had done legal work for Gap, one of the denim retailers RevoLaze sued for allegedly infringing on one of its patents.

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David Thomas

I'm a reporter covering the business of law, with an emphasis on national and global law firms for The American Lawyer, Law.com and other ALM publications.

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