Urine Maker Owes $900K In Atty Fees After Loss In IP Suit

Law360 (November 19, 2019, 10:05 PM EST) -- Synthetic urine producer Dr. Greens Inc. must pay nearly $900,000 in attorney fees on top of $3 million in damages and interest already awarded following a jury verdict earlier this year that found the fake pee maker willfully infringed a rival's patent, a California judge has ordered.

U.S. District Judge John A. Houston said Monday that it became clear over the course of the case that Dr. Greens had engaged in "a pattern of gamesmanship to obtain an unfair advantage in the litigation."

"The record is replete with many pretrial disputes between the parties involving Dr. Greens' charging decisions and delay and...

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