Judge Albright’s second order today deals with parties with Markman hearings the rest of this month and provides options, including sneak peeks of his constructions. That’s something contestants on Let’s Make a Deal never got.
I give up – I’ll just start calling them this to keep my dictation software happy. I don’t post on Markman rulings unless they include dispositive rulings or notable discussion, but both were present here.
Judge Albright’s new standing order in patent cases regarding proceedings post Markman reminded me of Lincoln’s quote from his second inaugural (or Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure – one of the two)
Judge Albright has made available examples of claim construction tutorials that he has found helpful. No indication there’s a corresponding disclosure of the ones that didn’t do so well.
Judge Albright stayed 10 cases pending entry of Judge Payne’s claim construction order in related cases pending in Marshall.
Defendant sought an extension of all deadlines in the case 30 days to allow to complete two depositions, send an expert to Mexico, and conduct a pair of third-party depositions.
The product users in this case succeeded in obtaining a motion to stay pending resolution of the declaratory judgment action filed by the manufacturer.
Even if you’re not interested in the specific instructions, it’s useful to see what courts’ Markman orders look like, especially as the form can change over time. Because it might mean you need to think ahead.
Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse, you find out your client’s had a default taken against them. What to do?
On Day 22 I’m surrounded by three boys doing online classes and writing about prejudgment interest. How’s your WFH going?