Cert Grant in Texas Case Could Impact Attorney Fees in Patent Suits

, Texas Lawyer


The U.S. Supreme Court will review two important appeals in patent-infringement cases, including one from the Lone Star State. The pair of disputes will determine how much discretion trial courts have in determining what constitute "exceptional cases" -- frivolous-claim findings that allow prevailing parties to recover reasonable attorney fees.

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  • Avon

    This article is too polite!
    You don't have to actually say that a "non-practicing entity" is the "t-word."
    But that's what the rest of America calls it.
    So it would be useful, if not necessary, to at least mention parenthetically that there IS another word people sometimes use for a "non-practicing entity," and it's TROLL!

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