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Jason Hoffman Comments on Ruling Regarding Fees and Abusive Patent Litigation

News / July 1, 2020

Partner Jason Hoffman is quoted in an article published by Bloomberg Law on July 1, 2020. The article, “Patent Owner History of Abusive Suits Mandates New Fees Look,” reports on a Federal Circuit ruling that said a Florida federal court failed to properly consider a patent owner’s history of frivolous litigation when it denied a request for attorneys’ fees from the owner’s latest target.

“The Federal Circuit continues to disfavor patent holders who demonstrate a pattern of low settlement offers and who have no intention of testing the merits of their claims,” Hoffman told the publication.

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