Case: Patents/Attorneys’ Charges (3d Cir.)

Copyrights & Trademarks/Attorneys’ & Expert Witness Fees (D. Colo.)

IP Law News

Aug. 13, 2020, 12:14 PM


The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a federal district court’s denial of an inventor’s request for attorneys’ fees for successfully upholding an arbitration award. The Third Circuit noted that pursuant to a invention-promotion agreement, which contained an arbitration provision, between the inventor and Davison Design & Dev. Inc., the inventor initiated an arbitration under the American Inventors Protection Act that resulted in an award of damages and attorneys’ fees for the inventor, after which Davison filed an application in federal court under the Federal Arbitration Act to vacate or modify that award, which a federal district court…

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