Judge Finds NPE’s Last-minute Dismissal Before an Alice Hearing Does Not Constitute Bad Faith

  • November 20, 2015

Last week, District Judge Susan Illston declined Amazon’s request for attorney fees from SmartData, S.A., ruling that the NPE had not acted in bad faith when it dismissed its infringement suit just minutes before a hearing on whether the patent-in-suit (7,158,757) was invalid under Alice (3:15-cv-01282).


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