May 23, 2014 Articles

Attorney Fees Now Easier to Recover in Patent Litigation

Two recent Supreme Court rulings help prevailing parties in cases against patent trolls

By Jim Shelson

The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided two cases that make it easier for the prevailing party in patent cases to recover attorney fees. The cases are Octane Fitness, LLC v. ICON Health & Fitness Inc. and Highmark Inc. v. Allcare Health Mgmt. Sys., Inc.

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