Mega Firm Withdraws From Patent Infringement Suit After Former Client Alleges Conflict of Interest

Michael E. McCabe, Jr.Conflicts of Interest, Patent Litigation EthicsLeave a Comment

On September 29, 2014, K&L Gates voluntarily withdrew as defendant’s counsel in a patent infringement action after the plaintiff asked a California federal district court to disqualify the Am Law 100 firm for a conflict of interest because the firm had previously represented the plaintiff regarding the same patents at issue in the litigation. See Cyber Switching Patents, LLC v. … Read More