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In this patent infringement case, M-Tel contested a prior ruling by the District Court, which held that Samsung had not infringed upon patents owned by M-Tel. M-Tel claimed that Samsung was not the prevailing party as both the plaintiff and defendant won

Continue Reading Who Exactly Qualifies as the Prevailing Party Entitled to Costs in a Mixed Judgment Case? And What Exactly Are Recoverable Production Costs?

Lawyers are constantly asked by clients if there is any way to recover attorneys’ fees and costs from the opposing party.  The typical response is that such fees and costs are only recoverable by the successful party by contract, or under a specific statute.  This response often sends lawyers to the “rule books” so that they may determine if a

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