Qmect Inc. v. Burlingame Capital Partners II LP (In re Qmect Inc.)

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Ruling: 
Creditor held a valid claim for postpetition attorneys'fees incurred in defending adversary proceeding.
Procedural posture: 
Defendant moved for an award of postpetition attorneys'fees as part of its judgment in adversary proceedings filed by plaintiff debtors. At the time, Ninth Circuit precedent (the Fobian case) held that attorneys'fees were not recoverable for litigating issues peculiar to bankruptcy law. In its Travelers decision, the Supreme Court overruled the Fobian case. Following briefing, the bankruptcy court issued its ruling on defendant's motion.
Issue: 
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