This morning, the Federal Circuit released a precedential opinion in a patent case dealing with attorney fees and non-taxable costs under 35 U.S.C. § 285. Here is the introduction to the opinion.

Onesubsea IP UK Limited v. FMC Technologies, Inc. (Precedential)

FMC Technologies, Inc. (“FMC” or “Defendant”) appeals from the final judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas denying its motion under 35 U.S.C. § 285 for attorneys’ fees and non-taxable costs. OneSubsea IP UK Ltd. v. FMC Techs., Inc., No. 4:16- CV-51, 2021 WL 5121651 (S.D. Tex. Sept. 27, 2021). Because the district court did not abuse its discretion in denying FMC’s § 285 motion, we affirm.