Tag Archives: Fees

Counsel Fees Per Divorce Settlement For Withdrawn Enforcement Proceedings

Here’s a reminder. Look over the “boilerplate” counsel-fees-on-default provision of your settlement agreements; and re-read them when resolving enforcement proceedings. Take a lesson from the July 25, 2018 decision of the Appellate Division, Second Department, in Posner v. Posner. There, … Continue reading

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The DC Divorce Statute provides a provision for Pendente Lite (while pending) award of: Alimony Child Support Spousal Support Health Insurance coverage Cash Medical support And Attorney’s fee and suit money That is, while the matter is filed and pending, … Continue reading

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The Federal Circuit Rules that “Expenses” in Patent Statute Does Not Mean Attorneys Fees; Creates Circuit Split

The United State Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) has aggressively litigated its position that anyone who challenges the PTO’s denial of a patent application in federal district court should lose even if he wins:  that is, the PTO contends that … Continue reading

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No requirement to separately analyze adviser's sub-administrator fees

By Rodney F. Tonkovic, J.D. In a nonprecedential opinion, a Third Circuit panel concluded that a district court properly found that an investment adviser’s fees were not excessive in relation to the services provided. Taken as a whole, the fees … Continue reading

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Plaintiff’s Controlling Shareholder Joined as Necessary Party for Potential Attorney Fees Liability

Following summary judgment, the court granted defendant's motion to join plaintiff's founder/inventor as a necessary party and pursue attorney fees against him under 35 U.S.C. § 285. "There is no evidence in the record that establishes that [plaintiff] currently has … Continue reading

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