Recovering Attorneys' Fees in Patent Litigation Post-Octane Fitness and Highmark
Proactive Strategies for Fee Motions Under a New Fee Awards Standard
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to patent counsel on the new standard for awarding attorney fees in patent litigation and on strategies for fee motions. The panel will review recent Supreme Court decisions impacting attorney fees and the implications of the decisions for patent counsel.
- Review of Octane and Highmark decisions and §285
- New standard for obtaining attorneys' fees
- Implications of the Supreme Court decisions and application going forward
- Lessons from trademark and copyright law
- Best practices
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What is the new standard set for the evaluation of attorney fees in the Supreme Court’s decisions?
- What is the likely impact of the Octane and Highmark decisions on future patent litigation? On patent troll litigation?
- What strategies can counsel use to increase the likelihood of success on fee motions?
Harness Dickey & Pierce
Ms. Fussner's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation in the areas of patents, trademarks, copyrights,... | Read More
Ms. Fussner's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation in the areas of patents, trademarks, copyrights, rights of publicity, trade secrets and unfair competition. She advises companies on ways to avoid litigation and resolve disputes, and also, where necessary, advocating for clients through the courts and other administrative agencies. She has experience in state and federal courts, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the International Trade Commission, and domain-name disputes under ICANN.Close
Harness Dickey & Pierce
Mr. Telscher has litigated for 25 years a wide array of intellectual property disputes. His cases have included... | Read More
Mr. Telscher has litigated for 25 years a wide array of intellectual property disputes. His cases have included disputes over patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, Internet rights, rights of publicity, First Amendment issues and matters involving antitrust. He and his litigation teams have not lost a trial, arbitration, or other case-dispositive motion in more than a decade. He served as lead counsel representing Octane Fitness, LLC in a patent case from the district court to the U.S. Supreme Court.Close