Posts Tagged: vexatious litigation


Federal Circuit Upholds Sanctions and Attorney’s Fees for Vexatious Litigation and Frivolous Appeal

The Court upheld the district court’s award of attorneys’ fees and costs, finding ample support in the record for Walker’s vexatious conduct, and no legitimate …

Nintendo Wins Attorneys’ Fees Fighting Baseless Patent Lawsuit

This is an exceptional case; IA Labs brought an objectively baseless claim, which the Court finds was brought in bad faith. Interaction Laboratories, Inc. — the original '226 …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 4

SHIELD Act Part 2 and Other Proposals to Combat Trolls

The latest incarnation of the SHIELD Act was introduced on February 27, 2013, and changes direction as if the first iteration were waived off in disgust before it could …
By Christian Martinez
4 years ago 0

A Review of the Patent SHIELD Acts and Recent Proposals to Reform Patent Litigation

“Patty Sue Just Won’t Go Away.” So went a 2002 article in the San Francisco Chronicle, one of a many articles spanning several years about Patricia McColm, …
By Christian Martinez
4 years ago 2

Court Slams Frivolous & Vexatious Litigation with $4.7 MM in Fees

In what seems to be a continuing trend, the United Stats Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is continuing to show increasingly little tolerance for abusive …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 6