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FisherBroyles Announces New Intellectual Property Partner James J. Pohl

(Washington, D.C. — January 24, 2017) — FisherBroyles, LLP is pleased to announce that James J. Pohl has joined its Washington, D.C. office as a partner in its Intellectual Property Law Group.  Pohl is an experienced patent attorney with a true passion for providing thoughtful and judiciously creative advice to help clients succeed. “James is [...]

Third Circuit Revives 3rd-party False Claims Act qui tam complaint Against Major Pipe Fitting Manufacturer Victaulic Co.

In a ground-breaking decision, the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on October 5, 2016 overruled a decision by the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismissing a qui tam reverse false claim suit filed by “knowledgeable insiders” in the pipe fittings industry.  This decision should be closely reviewed by general counsel [...]