U.S. - Attorney's fee awards in Lanham Act cases: An "exceptional" outcome

Reversing a decision out of the Eastern District of Virginia, the Fourth Circuit held that a party seeking attorney fees need only prove that its case is "exceptional" by a preponderance of the evidence, and not by the more stringent clear and convincing standard applied by the district court (See id. at II).

In this recent decision, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals clarified the requisite showing for obtaining an award of attorney fees under the Lanham Act.

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