Fed. Circ. Says Octane Fitness Revives Newegg Fee Bid

Law360, New York (May 14, 2014, 8:27 PM ET) -- Citing last month's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that loosened the standard for fee-shifting in patent cases, the Federal Circuit on Wednesday paved the way for Newegg Inc. to resume its bid for attorneys' fees and costs stemming from its victory in a suit launched by Site Update Solutions LLC.

In a brief and unanimous order, the appeals court said that the fee-shifting standard enshrined in the high court's Octane Fitness LLC v. ICON Health & Fitness Inc. opinion was enough to vacate a California federal court's...
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