For bringing a “frivolous” appeal of a district court’s claim construction order in a patent dispute over a portable camera convertible support device, AdjustaCam, LLC, has been ordered by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to pay Newegg, Inc., Newegg.com, Inc., and Rosewill, Inc. (collectively, “Newegg”) their attorney fees, expenses, and costs…

An inventor and holder of a patent for a “smokeless pipe” could not pursue a lawsuit against the United States in the Court of Federal Claims based on allegations that various private persons had infringed his patent, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has held. The inventor identified no law that permitted…

A district court’s decision denying awards of attorney fees incurred by several mobile device and digital camera makers in successfully defending against patent infringement claims by Honeywell International Inc. has been vacated and remanded by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The district court was directed to reconsider whether the case was…