Qualcomm Awarded $12.4M In Attys' Fees In Gabriel IP Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (February 4, 2013, 4:22 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday awarded Qualcomm Inc. $12.4 million in attorneys’ fees against Gabriel Technologies Inc., finding that Gabriel Technologies’ claims against Qualcomm in a $1 billion intellectual property dispute were objectively baseless and made in bad faith.

Friday’s order granting Qualcomm nearly all requested attorneys’ fees comes just four months after an October ruling in favor of Qualcomm that finally ended the 2008 dispute over allegations that SnapTrack Inc. — now part of Qualcomm and a named defendant in the suit — claimed...
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