Amid Patent Reform Push, Federal Circuit Sounds Ready to Relax Fee-Shifting
SAN FRANCISCO — Patent litigation reform has made it halfway through Congress, and the U.S. Supreme Court is set to take up a related issue in February. But the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit could beat them both to the punch. And it might use a San Francisco case that U.S. District Judge Susan Illston called "acrimonious" and "disturbing"—but not worthy of an attorney fee award—as the poster child.
This article has been archived, and is no longer available on this website.
Not a LexisNexis® Subscriber?
LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via lexis.com® and Nexis®. This includes content from The National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.
ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at email@example.com