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Court Uses Vienna Metro for Fee Award (access required)

After a two-week jury trial in which plaintiff music publisher won $25 million in damages against Cox Communications for contributory copyright infringement, the Alexandria U.S. District Court awards plaintiff $8,383,368 in attorney’s fees, after excluding nontaxable expenses and applying a 20 percent discount for improper billing entries and a reduced degree of success. ‘Major litigation’ Despite the Supreme ...