Kinglite To Pay $1.5M In Atty Fees In ‘Exceptional’ IP Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (September 1, 2016, 7:46 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday ordered Singapore-based Kinglite to pay $1.5 million in attorneys' fees for the first part of its patent infringement case against computer hardware companies after recently finding the dismissed claims to be so meritless as to be "exceptional."

U.S. District Judge James V. Selna granted a motion for attorneys’ fees by Micro-Star International Co. Ltd., American Megatrends Inc. and other defendants, denying Kinglite’s claim it was forced to defend against their fruitless efforts during trial to invalidate the patents, which cover...
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