ILOR Told To Pay Google's Fees In 'Meritless' IP Suit

Law360, New York (October 16, 2009, 3:23 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted Google Inc. attorneys' fees and costs for its defense of a patent infringement suit brought by software company iLOR LLC over a pop-up display toolbar, which was subsequently dismissed as baseless.

Judge Joseph Hood of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky on Thursday awarded Google $626,528 for the services of its attorneys and over $33,000 in expenses — covering research, document handling, expert fees, copying and court reporting and deposition transcript costs and fees.

The judge also...
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