Ex-Jenner & Block Client Wants $4M Patent Fee Award Axed

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 8:10 PM EDT) -- Patent holding company Parallel Networks LLC on Monday asked a Texas appeals court to vacate an arbitration award giving Jenner & Block $4.4 million in legal fees, saying the award was based on an unconscionable termination provision in the firm’s contingency fee agreement.

The company told the appeals court in a brief that in siding with Jenner & Block — which sought fees for its representation of the company in patent infringement lawsuits QuinStreet Inc. and  Oracle Corp., even though the firm had ceased its representation...
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