We had beforehand obtained a unanimous jury verdict that 3M’s patent claims were invalid, not infringed, and unenforceable as a result of inequitable conduct. The jury also found, and the Federal Circuit affirmed, that 3M violated the antitrust legal guidelines by trying to enforce fraudulently obtained patents, awarding approximately $26 million in lost profits and trebled attorneys’ charges as antitrust damages. We represented Dr. Enrico Bondi in a case involving accounting malpractice by former auditor Grant Thornton. After the case, which was initially filed in Illinois state courtroom but was removed to federal courtroom, initially resulted in a abstract judgment in favor of Grant Thornton, we persuaded the Second Circuit to reverse, and to order that the case be remanded on abstention grounds. When the federal district courtroom in Illinois declined to follow that instruction, we again successfully appealed—this time to the Seventh Circuit, which reversed and definitively ordered remand to state courtroom for the proceedings to restart on a clear slate.

Federal Circuit Reverses $1 2 Billion Judgment In Opposition To Consumer Gilead Sciences

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