SCOTX LawyerClient Privilege Applies to Patent Agents

first_img Password Lost your password? Not a subscriber? Sign up for The Texas Lawbook. Remember mecenter_img Patent agents who provide authorized legal services may invoke attorney-client privilege to withhold client communications, the Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday. The ruling supports Andrew Silver, the inventor of tablet technology for ordering and paying the tab at a restaurant. Silver claims Tabletop Media failed to pay him for his patent and is fighting a Dallas trial court’s order compelling the production of emails between Silver and his non-attorney patent agent. The Texas Lawbook has complete details . . .You must be a subscriber to The Texas Lawbook to access this content. Usernamelast_img

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