Pa. Justices Won't Review Attys' Fee Test In IP Fight

Law360, New York (December 16, 2013, 2:14 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Friday refused to review an appeals court decision that overturned a trial court's refusal to grant attorneys' fees to defendants in a Pennsylvania Uniform Trade Secrets Act case on the grounds that the claims were allegedly brought in bad faith.

In May, the Pennsylvania Superior Court rejected a widely applied test used by federal courts to determine, for the purposes of awarding attorneys' fees to defendants, whether claims were brought in bad faith under the PUTSA in a case in which...
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