Supremes Clarify Fee-Shifting in Patent Cases

In the twin cases, Octane Fitness v. ICON and Highmark v. Allcare, the U.S. Supreme Court clarified the standard by which the prevailing party in a patent infringement suit can recover their attorneys’ fees under 35 U.S.C. Section 285 (“The court may in exceptional cases award reasonable attorney fees to the prevailing party.”).

A Women-Owned High-Tech IP Firm Launches in Silicon Valley

Three experienced, technically-trained Silicon Valley intellectual property lawyers have joined forces to create HIPLegal LLP – a High-tech Intellectual Property (“HIP”) law firm that delivers creative, practical IP solutions to its clients.