Pierce Firm Says No Do-Over For Atty In 'Gears Of War' Case

Law360 (April 7, 2020, 9:19 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania lawyer who already lost a suit against trial firm Pierce Bainbridge over the alleged theft of a case involving the video game "Gears of War" shouldn't get a do-over in a second suit, the firm told a federal judge on Monday.

Evoking res judicata, Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP, co-founder John Pierce and other defendants said the most recent action filed by Philadelphia solo attorney Bruce Chasan arose from the same underlying fee dispute in a video game "likeness" case as his last one. And that first action effectively ended last year with a dismissal.

Moreover, Pierce...

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