February 27, 2013

Gunn v. Minton: The Supreme Court’s new ruling on patent law and legal malpractice claims

In Gunn v. Minton, Docket No. 11-1118 (U.S. Feb. 20, 2013), the United States Supreme Court made clear that federal courts will have exclusive jurisdiction for only the rarest of rare legal malpractice claims. In doing so, it reversed the judgment of the Texas Supreme Court, which had concluded that the plaintiff’s legal malpractice claim…

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