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Old 02-25-2014, 09:30 AM   #1
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LXer: When is a patent claim so outrageous that attorney’s fees must be awarded?


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The American judicial system has long held to a general principle that each party in a dispute should pay for its own legal fees, win or lose.But when is a lawsuit—in particular, a patent lawsuit—so egregious that an exception should be made? And which judges are best suited to make that decision? That's the question that the US Supreme Court will grapple with on Wednesday as it hears two related cases: Octane Fitness v. Icon Health and Fitness and Highmark v. Allcare Management Systems.

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http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-P...S=PN/7,996,328

outrageous like that? Google patented something that has been being done for years by the USPS, Amazon, and FedEX.
 
  


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