Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Law Firm

BLT, The Blog of Legal Times reports Judge Rules Swedish Law Firm Can Be Named In Local Malpractice Suit, May 24, 2011 "In a 120-page opinion . . ., a Washington federal judge affirmed that a foreign-based law firm with few physical ties to Washington and limited involvement in an underlying case could still be the target of a legal malpractice suit in Washington based on its communications and visits over the years." The plaintiff is suing both a DC firm and the Swedish firm for malpractice in their handling his his patent infringement cases.

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