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.
I just realized this post on the General Order establishing targeted visitor restrictions for EDTX courthouses through May 1, didn’t go up when it should have. Here it is, with my apologies.
Readers should be familiar with cybersecurity guru Shawn Tuma. Shawn has a new article out that gives a high-level version of what’s going on with Zoom to help answer the questions (1) what are the risks of using Zoom, and (2) is there a safer way to use Zoom? I highly recommend it if Zoom is part of your toolbox. In case the above link isn’t visible, it can be found at https://www.spencerfane.com/publication/understanding-the-cyber-and-privacy-risks-of-zoom-and-tips-for-using-it-more-safely/
I just spent some time on the call-in for the video conferencing system being used by some EDTX judges, and have a few pointers.