Jun. 17, 2016|By Molly Rogers
When we advise our clients whether to litigate and how to litigate, the likelihood of an attorney fee award is paramount. Attorney fee awards are never a certainty. But knowing that you are likely to recover your fees at the conclusion of a case or may have to pay the other side’s fees often dictates litigation strategy. This week, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision that clarifies the standard for recovering attorney’s fees in copyright suits. This will allow us to better predict how the courts will rule on fee requests.