Supreme Court Rules State Courts Can Hear Patent Malpractice Cases
State courts may hear claims alleging legal malpractice in the handling of a patent case, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday. The justices handed victory to a trio of attorneys who had challenged a Texas Supreme Court decision holding that the patent malpractice lawsuit against them belonged in federal, not state court, where they had prevailed.
By Marcia Coyle|February 20, 2013
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