Tumultuous Alice Landscape Justifies Denying Fees under § 285

Jason Bourgeois IP Portfolio Manager Contact: jason@ipval.com Two District Court Judges in the past 7 days have declined to award attorney fees following successful  § 101 validity challenges. Both Judges cited the “unsettled and rapidly evolving” post-Alice landscape of patent eligibility under  § 101 as reason to deny the  § 285 motion for fees. In...

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The Amazon Counterfeit Flood Expands

Adam Baumli IP Portfolio Manager adam@ipval.com Today in an article, CNBC essentially restated much of what I wrote here about Amazon ruining America’s small businesses through their counterfeit smuggling ring. Highlights from CNBC’s article: On the Amazon Counterfeiters: “The prices are lower, the theft seems uncontrollable and consumers who don’t know any better think they’re...