Imperium In Rarefied Air With $7M Patent Atty Fee Award

Law360 (April 11, 2018, 10:22 PM EDT) -- Imperium IP Holdings Ltd. secured a whopping $7 million in attorneys' fees last week in a patent case against Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., among the largest of its kind since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling made it easier for winning patent litigants to recover fees.

Following Imperium's victory at trial, Judge Amos Mazzant in the Eastern District of Texas found the case warranted fees under the high court's 2014 decision in Octane Fitness v. Icon Health & Fitness, which held the winning side can recover fees in "exceptional" cases that "stand out from others."

Among other things, Judge Mazzant said Samsung...

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