Attys Seek $4.3M In Fees For 13-Year Trade Secrets Suit

By Andrew Karpan (April 27, 2022, 8:10 PM EDT) -- Lawyers for an Austrian-owned electronics company have asked a Texas federal judge to allow them to collect over $4.3 million in fees from losing party Renesas Electronics at what could be the end of a decadelong trade secrets saga, if the now-$48 million case doesn't head to a jury for a third time. 

The fee bid came Tuesday from the Dallas law firm that has continuously represented Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions Inc. since its initial 2008 lawsuit against a California rival chipmaker named Intersil. In the time since, Texas Advanced was sold to austriamicrosystems AG and renamed AMS Sensors USA Inc.,...

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