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Judge blasts patent lawyer, orders $1M payment (access required)

An Alexandria federal judge pointedly condemned the “dishonesty” of a patent lawyer who profited from licensing a company’s patent portfolio while keeping the company in the dark about his activities. U.S. District Judge Liam O’Grady said Erik Cherdak’s “character for untruthfulness was apparent on the witness stand,” and, “There is also no doubt that Cherdak perjured ...