'Jaded' Alsup Skeptical Of Apple And Cisco's $10M IP Fee Bid

Law360, San Francisco (August 1, 2019, 7:23 PM EDT) -- A "jaded" U.S. District Judge William Alsup on Thursday questioned whether Apple and Cisco are overreaching by seeking $10 million in attorney fees and costs from a tech company they say dragged them into "baseless" patent disputes, telling them "the law should be that we deny and give you zero."

U.S. District Judge William Alsup, shown during a tour of fire-ravaged Paradise, California, in June, told attorneys for Apple and Cisco on Thursday, "I'm so jaded by how these patent cases are done." (AP) "You should be honest from the get-go," Judge Alsup told attorneys for the tech giants, saying they appeared to be...

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