Ex-Jenner & Block Client Looks To Undo $4.4M Atty Fee Award

Law360, Dallas (May 14, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT) -- A former Jenner & Block LLP patent litigation client asked a Texas appeals court Wednesday to vacate an arbitrator's $4.4 million fee award to the firm, saying it violates public policy to enforce an unconscionable attorneys' fee agreement.

Parallel Networks LLC retained Jenner & Block under a contingency agreement to pursue patent infringement claims against QuinStreet Inc. and Oracle Corp. The firm withdrew from the case in 2009, weeks after a judge granted summary judgment that Oracle Corp. didn’t infringe Parallel’s data flow patent and after...
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