Posts Tagged: contingent fee patent litigation


Arbitrator’s ‘interpretation’ of unconscionable fee agreement gives Jenner & Block millions in unearned contingency fees

Oracle and Parallel Networks settled that arbitration in January 2013. So, more than four years after Jenner & Block lost the Oracle case and abandoned its client, they received …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 2

Money For Nothing: An arbitrator awards Jenner & Block millions for losing case, abandoning its client

Jenner & Block’s demand in the arbitration was for more than $10.2 million in hourly fees, which amounted to more than 70% of the net recovery obtained by Parallel …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 5

Did Jenner & Block breach its fiduciary duty to Parallel Networks with an unreasonable contingency fee?

After losing a case on summary judgment, and at a time when Parallel Networks most needed its counsel to fight to overturn the catastrophic summary judgment ruling, …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 2

A Better Mouse Trap: Patents and the Road to Riches

Inventors and entrepreneurs frequently take this mouse-trap quote all too literally, thinking that if they make a better product it will sell and make them rich beyond …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 10

Intellectual Property as a Corporate Asset

The theme of the annual meeting of the AIPF this year is "intellectual property as a corporate asset." There are indeed presentations sprinkled across the two days …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 2

Patent Contingent Fee Litigation

In the last decade, a substantial market has begun to develop for contingent fee representation in patent litigation. Wiley Rein — a traditional general practice law firm with …
By David Schwartz
8 years ago 6