Readers may be interested in this story on NPR about something other than patents on the square in Marshall.
The first jury trial in a U.S. patent case since the COVID-19 pandemic began in Judge Gilstrap’s courtroom in Marshall Monday.
Bad cases may make bad law on occasion, but different facts make different outcomes all the time.
Prospective jurors get a letter from the court providing information on the safeguards available. But it also tells them something about the importance of jury service
Last month it was the plaintiff filing a last-ditch motion to continue the trial setting. This month it’s defendant Apple. The result is the same, but the analysis is instructive.
Yeah, I didn’t think so. But the opinion is still a useful guide to infringement and how genuine issues of material fact work.
It is unclear whether the game was inspired by the recurring dispute as over parties’ “right of control” over documents held by third parties. But this opinion is a lot more fun if you assume it is.
It was great to be back in the Marshall courthouse this morning for patent scheduling conferences – the last round was virtual. Not so great was using a Shop Vac as essential office equipment.
Ever wonder what an average day of patent docket orders looks like? Here’s a sample from Waco and Marshall.
Plaintiff’s counsel asked for a continuance from next week’s Marshall trial because of his fear of flying through the DFW or Houston airports.