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Lawyers Weigh In on High Court's Patent Ruling (Law360)

May 6, 2014

Lawyers weighed in on the U.S. Supreme Court's recent rulings that laid out standards for awarding attorneys' fees to prevailing parties in "unreasonable" patent infringement cases. Miller Canfield's Jeffrey M. Drake commented on why the high court's decisions matter.

Via Law360:  

“Between the newer post issuance validity proceedings at the Patent Office and the rulings in the Highmark/Octane cases, the balance of power has shifted from non-practicing entities toward those defending meritless patent suits.”