California Lawyer Magazine
honored Kilpatrick Townsend’s Roger Cook as one of the 2015 California Lawyers of the Year (CLAY) in the category of Intellectual Property for his work on behalf of Sidense Corp. In addition to the comprehensive defense of patent infringement claims made by Kilopass, a primary competitor of Sidense, the Kilpatrick Townsend team’s successful arguments in support of attorney’s fees were referenced in the U.S. Supreme Court’s later ruling in Octane Fitness LLC v. Icon Health & Fitness Inc.
setting the standard for bad faith that will pave the way for district courts to decide when ‘exceptional cases’ merit the recovery of attorney’s fees. More