Carnegie Mellon's $17.2M Attys' Fees In Patent Row Deferred

Law360, New York (June 26, 2013, 5:34 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Wednesday deferred Carnegie Mellon University’s request for $17.2 million in attorneys' fees for winning a $1.2 billion judgment in its patent dispute against Marvell Technology Group Ltd., saying it’s premature because the dispute is likely to be appealed.

U.S. District Judge Nora Barry Fischer said awarding such attorneys’ fees now is premature because the parties have made it clear that there will be an appeal to the Federal Circuit of a Pennsylvania jury’s $1.2 billion verdict against Marvell for infringing two...
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