Print PDF

Cases Rejecting Attorney's Fees

Anlin Industries, Inc. v. Burgess
2007 U.S Dist. LEXIS 20516 (E.D. Cal. Mar. 5, 2007)
Area 55, Inc. v. Pandamerican LLC
2010 WL 3564715 (S.D. Cal. Sept. 10, 2010)
AT&T Corp. v. ATT&T, Inc.
2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24079 (D. Del. Oct. 31, 2002)
Buying for the Home, LLC v. Humble Abode, LLC
459 F. Supp. 2d 310 (D. N.J. 2006)
Competition Specialties, Inc. v. Competition Specialties, Inc.
No. C00-0038L (W.D. Wash. 2001), aff’d, 87 Fed. Appx. 38 (9th Cir. Jan. 20, 2004)
Diller v. Steurken
712 N.Y.S.2d 311 (N.Y. County S. Ct. 2000)
Eagles, Ltd. v. American Eagle Found
Civ. A. No. 98-00090 (E.D. Tenn. 2001), aff’d, 356 F.3d 724 (6th Cir. 2004)
Ford Motor Co. v. Catalanotte
Civ. A. No. 2:00cv75260 (E.D. Mich. Jan. 14, 2002), aff’d, 2003 U.S. App. LEXIS 17960 (6th Cir. Aug. 28, 2003)
Global Van Lines, Inc. v. Global Moving Express, Inc.
2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 60794 (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 20, 2007)
Indep. Living Aids, Inc. v. Maxi-Aids, Inc.
208 F. Supp. 2d 387 (E.D.N.Y. 2002) (amending previous judgment), aff’d, 69 Fed. Appx. 4 (2d Cir. 2003), 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 2456 (E.D.N.Y. Feb. 21, 2004) (plaintiff’s motion to modify injunction)
Internetshopsinc.com v. Six C Consulting, Inc.
2011 WL 1113445 (N.D. Ga. Mar. 24, 2011)
Interstate Net Bank v. Netbank, Inc.
221 F. Supp. 2d 513 (D.N.J. 2002) (granting plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment that NETBANK is generic for banking services); 348 F. Supp. 2d 340 (D.N.J. 2004) (granting plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment to cancel defendant’s registration)
Interstellar Starship Servs., Ltd. v. EPIX, Inc.
983 F. Supp. 1331 (D. Or. 1997), rev’d, 184 F.3d 1107 (9th Cir. 1999), 125 F. Supp. 2d 1269 (D. Or. 2001) (motion to compel production), aff’d, 304 F.3d 936 (9th Cir. 2002)
Int'l Bancorp, L.L.C. v. Societe Des Bains De Mer Et Du Cercle Des Etrangers A Monoco
192 F. Supp. 2d 467 (E.D. Va. 2002) aff'd, 329 F.3d 359 (4th Cir. 2003).
K and N Eng’g, Inc. v. Bulat
259 Fed. Appx. 994 (9th Cir. 2007) (affirming holding of counterfeiting and award of statutory damages); 510 F.3d 1079 (9th Cir. 2007) (reversing award of attorney’s fees)
Lamparello v. Falwell
360 F. Supp. 2d 768 (E.D. Va. 2004), rev’d and remanded, 420 F. 3d 309 (4th Cir. 2005)
March Madness Athletic Ass'n v. Netfire, Inc.
310 F. Supp. 2d 786 (N.D. Tex. 2003), aff’d, 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 1475 (5th Cir. Jan. 24, 2005)
Mattel, Inc. v. Adventure Apparel
2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13885 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 7, 2001)
Nordic Inn Condominium Owners' Ass'n v. Ventullo
151 N.H. 571 (N.H. 2004)
Panavision Int'l, L.P. v. Toeppen
141 F.3d 1316 (9th Cir. 1998), aff’g 945 F. Supp. 1296 (C.D. Cal. 1996)
Panda Herbal Int'l v. Luby
2007 WL 44023 (E.D. Pa. Jan. 9, 2007)
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Inc. v. Doughney
113 F. Supp. 2d 915 (E.D. Va. 2000) (cross motions for summary judgment); 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13421 (E.D. Va. Aug. 31, 2000) (motion for attorney’s fees); 263 F.3d 359 (4th Cir. 2001)
Planetary Motion, Inc. v. Techplosion, Inc.
261 F.3d 1188 (11th Cir. 2001)
Prime Publishers, Inc. v. American-Republican, Inc.
160 F. Supp. 2d 266 (D. Conn. 2001)
Reed Publ'g (Nederland) B.V. v. Execulink, Inc.
1998 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 18245 (D.N.J. Nov. 17, 1998)
Retail Servs., Inc. v. Freebies Publ’g
247 F. Supp. 2d 822 (E.D. Va. 2003), aff’d, 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 7130 (4th Cir. Apr. 13, 2004)
Savannah Coll. of Art and Design, Inc. v. Houeix
369 F. Supp. 2d 929 (S.D. Ohio 2004) (bench trial), 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9022 (S.D. Ohio Apr. 22, 2005) (denying defendant’s motion for attorney’s fees)
Sloan v. Auditron Elec. Corp.
Civ. Action No. 1:101CV70 (N.D.W.Va. June 17, 2002), aff'd, 2003 U.S. App. LEXIS 11230 (4th Cir. June 5, 2003)
Ticket Solutions, Inc. v. Banks
2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8314 (D. Kan. 2002)
TMI, Inc. v. Maxwell
H-02-CV-494 (S.D. Tex. 2000), rev’d, 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 7708 (5th Cir. Apr. 21, 2004)
Toys "R" Us, Inc. v. Akkaoui
1996 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17090 (N.D. Cal. 1996)
Trade Media Holdings Ltd. v. Huang & Assocs.
123 F. Supp. 2d 233 (D.N.J. 2000)
Wright v. Domain Source, Inc.
2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16024 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 28, 2002)
Zipee v. U.S. Postal Serv.
140 F. Supp. 2d 1084 (D. Or. 2000) (order granting summary judgment), No. CV 99-1290-MA (D. Or. Jan. 29, 2001) (order granting permanent injunction), No. CV 99-1290-MA (D. Or. Apr.13, 2001) (order denying attorney’s fees)