Gilstrap Told Samsung Abuse In $25M IP Case Warrants Fees

By Britain Eakin (July 29, 2021, 6:55 PM EDT) -- After securing a $25 million jury win against Samsung in May over semiconductor patents, Acorn Semi LLC has said Samsung should be on the hook for $6.7 million in fees because of its "monstrous" conduct in the case.

In a motion filed Tuesday, Acorn asked U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap to find the case exceptional and grant its fee request to sanction Samsung for its abusive litigation conduct that Acorn said "doubled and tripled" its costs. Acorn said Samsung baselessly refused to produce relevant documents in a timely fashion, necessitating the filing of numerous motions to compel before it turned anything...

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