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Justices struggle over attorney’s fees in patent troll cases (access required)

WASHINGTON — The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court wrangled over the language of a statute that allows prevailing parties in certain patent infringement cases to recoup attorney's fees ­— an issue that could mean millions of dollars in already costly legal proceedings. Oral arguments on Wednesday in Octane Fitness LLC v. ICON Health & Fitness, ...