Supreme Court Reverses Texas Supreme Court in Patent Legal Malpractice Case

, New York Law Journal


In their Patent and Trademark Law column, Robert C. Scheinfeld, a partner at Baker Botts, and Parker H. Bagley, a partner at Goodwin Procter, review a decision in which the U.S. Supreme Court found that the particular legal malpractice claim at issue did not "arise" under federal patent law and, indeed, state legal malpractice claims based on underlying patent matters will "rarely, if ever," arise under federal patent law.

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