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Using Multiple-Attorney Depositions After Finjan Ruling

USA - November 18 2019 Depositions are powerful tools for obtaining sworn out-of-court testimony for use at trial and throughout a case. Depositions are a unique part of…

Lionel M. Lavenue

Parties Seeking PTAB Attorney Fees Face High Bar In Courts

USA - November 4 2019 Since the U.S. Supreme Court lowered the standard for prevailing parties to recover attorney fees in patent cases in the 2014 Octane Fitness LLC v…

Lionel M. Lavenue, Bradford C. Schulz

Hitkansut v. United States: Recovering Attorneys’ Fees When the Government Infringes Your Patent

USA - July 13 2019 In Hitkansut v. United States, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (CFC) has, likely for the first time, awarded attorneys' fees under 28 U.S.C. &sect…

Lionel M. Lavenue

Munchkin and the Recovery of Attorneys’ Fees from PTAB Proceedings

USA - June 4 2019 With its 2014 decision in Octane Fitness, LLC v. ICON Health & Fitness, Inc.,1 the U.S. Supreme Court relaxed patent litigation’s fee-shifting…

Lionel M. Lavenue

The Developing Landscape for Attorney Fee Motions in the Eastern District of Texas

USA - April 11 2018 Since the 2014 Supreme Court decision in Octane Fitness LLC v. ICON Health & Fitness Inc., 134 S. Ct. 1749, made it easier for successful patent…

Nicholas J Doyle, Lionel M. Lavenue