Supreme Court Denies Certiorari In Attorney Fee, Patent Dispute

(October 20, 2015, 12:07 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — In its Oct. 19 orders list, the U.S. Supreme Court indicated that it would not review a May ruling by the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals denying a request for attorney fees to a prevailing patent infringement defendant (Bodum, Inc. v. Meyer Intellectual Properties Ltd. and Meyer Corp. U.S., No. 15-185, U.S. Sup.).

In seeking certiorari, petitioner Bodum USA Inc. asks the Supreme Court to answer: “In determining whether this patent case was ‘exceptional’ requiring an award of attorney fees to a...
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