Cases & Deals

GE lodges Federal Circuit cross appeal seeking attorneys' fees in patent dispute with Whirlpool

Client(s) General Electric Company

Jones Day represented General Electric in cross appeals pending before Federal Circuit. Whirlpool seeks reversal of a summary judgment of invalidity on a patent directed to ITM washing machine technology, while GE and LG seek reversal of the trial court's refusal to award attorneys' fees pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 285.

General Electric Co., et al. v. Whirlpool, Appeal Nos. 2007-1370 and 2007-1402 (Fed. Cir. 2007)