CORRECTED: Dell, HP Win Fees As IP Firm Niro Haller Sanctioned Again

By Daniel Siegal (March 31, 2015, 10:06 PM EDT) -- Niro Haller & Niro Ltd. attorneys on Tuesday were again slapped with sanctions for representing an inventor they knew lied to obtain patents, with an Illinois federal judge ordering the attorneys liable for fees Sharp Corp., Hewlett-Packard Company and Dell Inc. incurred defending the suit.

U.S District Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer in May 2014 ruled Dell, HP and Sharp are entitled to attorneys' fees after fending off the patent infringement suit brought by inventor Daniel Henderson's company, Intellect Wireless Inc. In that order, Judge Pallmeyer found Intellect Wireless engaged in "egregious" conduct and lied to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office...

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