Victims of Patent Trolls Get Re-Sharpened Weapon in their Defense

07.21.14

Fee-shifting in patent infringement suits has been authorized by statute since 1952, for application in "exceptional cases." [1] For the past nine years, that statute has not often been applied as a result of the Federal Circuits' decision in Brooks Furniture, which requires the prevailing party in a patent infringement action seeking attorney's fees establish... Continue Reading

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