Patent Co. Must Pay $72K In Fees For 'In Terrorem Tactics'

By Dorothy Atkins (May 24, 2019, 8:45 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge Thursday ordered a Florida-based non-practicing entity to pay $72,400 in attorney fees after finding that its secure messaging patent is invalid under the high court's Alice ruling, saying its exceptional prelitigation "in terrorem tactics" against a Los Angeles digital illustrating tools company warrant a fee award....

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