By Doug Macron

The law firm hired by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory to prosecute a series of RNAi-related patent applications, and which CSHL subsequently sued for allegedly mishandling the intellectual property, last month asked a court to dismiss the case, RNAi News has learned.

In a court filing, the firm said CSHL's complaint should be dismissed because its claim of legal malpractice is both "speculative and implausible," and is "flatly contradicted by the indisputable documentary record."

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