Software Co. Seeks $5M After Beating 'Outrageous' IP Suit

Law360 (December 22, 2020, 7:34 PM EST) -- An analytics software and services provider is seeking roughly $5.3 million in attorney fees and court costs after defeating a competing developer's "outrageous" suit that included claims related to more than 2,000 copyrights and four patents, according to Texas federal court filings.

World Programming Ltd. wrote a scathing summary of SAS Institute Inc.'s attempt to bring claims on 2,139 different copyrights and four disparate patents in a motion for fees filed Monday.

"As set forth below, the record tells a chilling tale of a plaintiff more interested in running up WPL's bill than proving a case," WPL said. "Plaintiff SAS Institute...

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