Neb. AG's 'Troll' Appeal Not Frivolous, 8th Circ. Rules

Law360, New York (January 3, 2014, 5:45 PM EST) -- The Eighth Circuit recently ruled that Nebraska's attorney general did not file a frivolous appeal over his order barring a law firm that represents so-called patent trolls from sending demand letters, rejecting the firm's bid to be awarded attorneys' fees for the appeal.

In a short order on Dec. 30, the appeals court turned down a request by Farney Daniels PC to order Attorney General Jon Bruning to pay the costs associated with the appeal. The firm alleged that the appeal belonged in the Federal Circuit,...
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