Posts by Rudy Telscher
What may be less well known is that Octane was not itself a “patent troll” case. Rather, Octane involved another kind of abusive patent litigation; namely, a …
Rudy Telscher was lead counsel in Octane Fitness, LLC v. Icon Health & Fitness, Inc., and his team successfully defended the patent infringement case from the district court up to the Supreme Court. The case significantly altered the standard for awarding attorneys’ fees under 35 USC § 285. He also served as lead counsel in CDM Fantasy Sports v. Major League Baseball, in which his team made new law in turning back Major League Baseball’s attempts to monopolize the $1.5 billion per year fantasy sports industry.