Federal Circuit Partly Reverses Calculation Of Costs In Patent Case

Federal Circuit Partly Reverses Calculation Of Costs In Patent Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A Georgia federal judge erred in an interpretation of 28 U.S. Code Section 1920(4), the statutory provision governing the taxation of costs, when he ordered a plaintiff to pay $49,824.60 to one defendant and $268,311.12 to another, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Dec. 13 (CBT Flint Partners LLC v. Return Path Inc. et al., No. 13-1036, Fed. Cir.).

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