International Rectifier Corp. v. Samsung Electronics Co.

Case Number: CLB0109

Date: 09.23.2005

Citation: 76 U.S.P.Q.2d 1506 (U.S. Court of Appeals, Fed. Cir.)

District court abused its discretion in denying award of attorneys’ fees to intervenor in contempt proceedings against infringement defendants, since intervenor’s motion for fee award was not untimely, since mere fact that party voluntarily intervened does not preclude award of attorneys’ fees, and since award was proper under applicable state law.

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