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Role Reversal

"Man bites dog" was surely a potential headline when it came to light in February that Netac Technology Co., a Shenzhen-based company, had become the first Chinese enterprise to sue a U.S. corporation for patent infringement--and was doing so in Texarkana, Texas.

"You hear a lot of 'people in glass houses shouldn't throw stones' comments about this case," says John Nathan, co-chair of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison's patent litigation group.


Julius Melnitzer

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