'Patent Troll' To Fight HTC, BlackBerry Fees In IP Row

By Vin Gurrieri (January 22, 2016, 2:28 PM EST) -- Advanced Video Technologies LLC, a so-called patent troll, has told a New York federal court that it will appeal to the Federal Circuit a decision ordering it to pay attorneys' fees under the U.S. Supreme Court's Octane ruling to HTC, Motorola Mobility, and BlackBerry over a dismissed patent infringement case.

AVT filed multiple notices of appeal, the most recent on Thursday, saying it would challenge an August ruling awarding fees to HTC Corp., Motorola Mobility LLC and BlackBerry Ltd. that was issued by U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon — who used the term "patent troll" to describe the company in her...

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