Highmark Inc. v. Allcare Management Systems

Term: 2013 Term
Oral Argument Date: February 26, 2014
Vote: Awaiting Decision
Lower Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Question(s) Presented

Whether a district court’s exceptional-case finding under 35 U.S.C. § 285 (which permits the court to award attorney’s fees in exceptional cases), based on its judgment that a suit is objectively baseless, is entitled to deference.

Case Outcome

This case has not been decided  yet.

Procedural History

Cert. granted 10/1/13. Argued 2/26/2014. 

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