In a case in which a federal judge had to determine the reasonable rate charged by patent attorneys in Pittsburgh, a defendant in an infringement case was awarded less than half of its requested attorney fees despite repeated failures by the plaintiff to comply with local patent rules.

U.S. District Court Judge Terrence F. McVerry of the Western District of Pennsylvania awarded Accuray Inc. $43,134 in attorney fees for work done by lawyers in Pittsburgh, New York and California on motions to compel initial disclosures and infringement contentions and on motions for an extension of time and to enforce an earlier order.

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