Patent Suits Can Have Multiple Winners, Fed. Circ. Hears

Law360, Washington (January 10, 2017, 5:17 PM EST) -- The time has come for the Federal Circuit to overturn its 2010 ruling that only one party can be considered “prevailing” for determining costs in patent infringement litigation, Golden Bridge Technology Inc. said Tuesday in a dispute with Apple Inc., telling the appeals court it is now a “lone ranger” on the issue.

Golden Bridge wants the full Federal Circuit bench to overturn its decision in Shum v. Intel Corp. and give discretion to district judges to decide if there is more than one prevailing party...
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