WHIPgroup attorney Robert Keeler was recently interviewed and quoted in a Law360 article regarding motions to exclude evidence in IPR proceedings. Confronted with the question of why litigants continue to file motions to exclude despite low chances of success, Mr. Keeler explained that the additional chance to highlight evidentiary weaknesses and convince the Board to give evidence little or no weight makes these motions worthwhile.
By William L. Birks “The court in exceptional cases may award reasonable attorney fees to the prevailing party.” 35 U.S.C. § 285 While every prevailing party would seek attorney fees if they could, it’s important [Read More…]
By Patrick D. Duplessis As we recently reported, the Arterton Inn of Court held its first substantive event on the 2018-2019 session, and WHIPgroup attorneys played a major role in preparing the event. The event, [Read More…]
By Lauren C. Matturri In December 2018 toy company MGA Entertainment Inc. filed a declaratory judgment against Louis Vuitton. This was to preempt the French fashion house from claiming MGA Entertainment’s Pooey Puitton toy was [Read More…]