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Patent lawyer owes over $1 million in damages (access required)

A former attorney who liberally licensed a company’s patent portfolio without their knowledge and never paid them the license proceeds is liable for fraud, conversion, and breach of contract. He must disgorge more than $650,000 in ill-gotten gains and pay $350,000 in punitive damages. Background Plaintiff Fitistics LLC held a patent portfolio pertaining to the retention and ...