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Attorney's Fees, Costs and Other Fee-Shifting Measures in Patent and Trademark Litigation

February 17, 20151:00 pm - 2:30 pmWebinar

MBHB partner Dr. Andrew Williams is a featured panelist for an ABA-sponsored webinar entitled, “Attorney’s Fees, Costs and Other Fee-Shifting Measures in Patent and Trademark Litigation,” set to take place from 1:00-2:30 p.m. on Tues., Feb. 17.


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This program will provide discussion on how the standards for recovering such fees and costs have changed in light of recent Supreme Court cases, often referred to as Octane Fitness and Highmark, and include examples of recent motions for attorney’s fees in the district courts. This program will provide you with an understanding of the different means by which attorney’s fees and costs can be recovered in patent and trademark lawsuits. It will also include discussion on how the standards for recovering such fees and costs have changed in light of recent Supreme Court cases, often referred to as Octane Fitness and Highmark, and examples of recent motions for attorney’s fees in the district courts. The panel will offer practical considerations for seeking and defeating motions for such fees and costs, and whether such fees can be imposed on an attorney.


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