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Qualcomm's $1.8M Fee Award Upheld In Shipping IP Row

Law360 (August 13, 2018, 8:12 PM EDT) -- Freight shipping company R+L Carriers Inc. must fork over $1.8 million to pay Qualcomm Inc.’s attorneys’ fees in a dispute over a shipping logistics patent, the Federal Circuit found Monday, affirming a lower court's ruling that the carrier’s infringement claims against the telecom giant were flawed.

In a one-line per curiam opinion that did not explain the court's reasoning, the Federal Circuit panel summarily affirmed an Ohio federal court’s order awarding Qualcomm attorneys’ fees based on a finding that R+L’s contributory infringement claims were “deficient” and...
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R+L Carriers, Inc. v. Qualcomm, Inc.


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17-2469

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Appellate - Federal Circuit

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830 Patent Infringement (Fed. Question)

Date Filed

August 23, 2017

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