Prevailing Patent Defendants Denied Attorney Fee Award By Florida Federal Judge

(February 4, 2016, 1:46 PM EST) -- ORLANDO, Fla. — A Florida federal magistrate judge’s recommendation that a request for attorney fees in a patent case should be denied was adopted in full Feb. 2 by U.S. Judge Anne C. Conway of the Middle District of Florida (Sweepstakes Patent Company v. Chase Burns, et al., No. 14-151, M.D. Fla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 12158).

(Decision available. Document #16-160222-009Z.)

The judge agreed with U.S. Magistrate Judge Karla R. Spaulding of the Middle District of Florida that plaintiff Sweepstakes Patent Co. (SPC) “did not raise...
To view the full article, register now.