12. Attorneys' Fees
Both OSL and AFL
In any action to enforce the terms of this License or seeking damages relating thereto, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its costs and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs incurred in connection with such action, including any appeal of such action. This section shall survive the termination of this License.
Litigation over software licenses can be expensive. One tactic often used by litigation bullies is to file suit even if they may lose on the merits, because the cost of litigation alone will often force the other party to settle. In the United States (but not in all countries), each party is typically responsible for paying its own costs and attorneys' ...