Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 1:54 PM

Pace of False Marking Suit Filings in Rapid Decline?

By: Jim Lennon
The following article suggest the rapid pace of filings of false marking suits is slowing in the wake of the Federal Circuit's decision in In Re BP Lubricants, Misc. Docket No. 960 (Fed. Cir. Mar. 15, 2011)(2011 WL 873147) to apply Rule 9(b) to these pleadings:

http://westlawnews.thomson.com/National_Litigation/News/2011/03_-_March/False-marking_suits_slow_after_Federal_Circuit_ruling/ ("Since March 16, the day after the ruling, only one new false-marking suit has been filed, according to an analysis of court filings on Westlaw, down from several cases a day before the ruling.")


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