IP malpractice claims rising
Legal malpractice lawsuits arising from intellectual property disputes are on the rise in California, and throughout the country. California patent attorneys are particularly vulnerable as the number of malpractice actions stemming from patent representation is experiencing particular growth.
There are many theories regarding why the number of suits is increasing, but the prevailing perception seems to be higher stakes in response to the ever increasing value of intellectual property, including patents, copyrights and trademarks.
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