Disqualification Request In Patent Case Rejected By 3rd Circuit

(February 1, 2016, 12:55 PM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — A petition for a writ of mandamus that would order the disqualification of U.S. Judge Richard G. Andrews of the District of Delaware was turned away Jan. 29 by the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, on grounds that the underlying issues presented in the cases concern patent law (In re: Dr. Lakshmi Arunachalam, No. 15-3569, 3rd Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 1358).

(Decision available. Document #16-160222-001Z.)

According to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges D. Michael Fisher, Kent A. Jordan and Thomas I....
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