Chris E. Maling v. Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, & others

Case Number: CLB0356

Citation: Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court SJC-11800

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court affirms a judgment of dismissal, finding that simultaneous representation by a law firm in the prosecution of patents for two clients competing in the same technology area for similar inventions is not a per se violation of Mass. R. Prof. Conduct 1.7.

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