In 9-0 vote, Supreme Court makes it easier to get fees in patent cases

By | April 30, 2014

Top patent court almost never makes bad actors pay. Supremes see it differently.

Craig Keefner‘s insight:

This result will be good news to many tech companies that believe they are regularly attacked with meritless patent cases. A lower standard for fee-shifting would allow them to get some leverage against the non-practicing patent owners sometimes known as “patent trolls.”

See on arstechnica.com

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