Judges: Newman, Bryson (author), Prost
[Appealed from E.D. Mich., Judge Rosen]
In Warrior Sports, Inc. v. Dickinson Wright, P.L.L.C., No. 10-1091 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 11, 2011), the Federal Circuit held that at least one of Warrior Sports, Inc.’s (“Warrior”) malpractice claims against the law firm of Dickinson Wright, P.L.L.C. (“Dickinson”) required the district court to resolve a substantive issue of patent law, thus conferring the district court with subject matter jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1338.