Bloomberg Law
March 9, 2021, 5:18 PM

InventHelp Likely to Lose Bid to Partially Dismiss Fraud Suit

Holly Barker
Holly Barker
Legal Reporter

InventHelp appears unlikely to succeed in its bid to partially dismiss a proposed class lawsuit alleging that it duped aspiring inventors into purchasing services it didn’t and never intended to provide, based on a magistrate’s report and recommendation.

Magistrate Judge Patricia L. Dodge recommended the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania deny InventHelp’s motion to dismiss a count alleging that it and its affiliated entities failed to make disclosures required under the American Inventors Protection Act, Monday.

The plaintiffs adequately alleged that they didn’t receive the mandatory disclosures, and InventHelp’s argument in support of dismissing the omission ...

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