The court may award actual and reasonable attorney fees to the prevailing party in an action under 550 chapter if any of the following is applicable:
 1. A claim of misappropriation is made in bad faith.

Terms Used In Iowa Code 550.6

  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
 2. A motion to terminate an injunction is made or resisted in bad faith.
 3. A person acts willfully and maliciously in the misappropriation.