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Intellectual Property – Attorney's Fees – Copyright & Patent Claims (access required)

A plaintiff who lost his suit seeking damages for copyright infringement by defendant NTP must pay defendant attorney's fees of $36,899.57 under 17 U.S.C. Sect. 505, but his loss on his request to be joined as owner in six patents does not warrant a fee award. Plaintiff alleged that NTP infringed a copyright he held ...