Calm down, it’s a trademark case in Austin. But I’m serious about the 50(a) part.
In a recently unsealed order, Judge Albright ruled on a claim of alleged juror misconduct in the first VLSI v. Intel trial (the $2 billion one, not the defense verdict one, obviously) that focused on the role played by Lex Luthor in the case.
Judge Gilstrap ruled on defendant Apple’s postverdict motions in this case, which was tried to a jury in August 2020, and later had a damages-only retrial.
Judge Albright’s second patent trial has now reached final judgment stage, with orders on multiple postverdict motions.
Judge Gilstrap denied the motions seeking to set aside the jury’s verdict.
Pretty solid set of post-verdict motions at issue in this 54 page opinion, which ordered a new trial on damages.
Judge Gilstrap affirmed the jury’s noininfringement and patent-ineligible finding, but declined to award fees.
It’s really a NDTX JMOL in a copyright & contract claim.
The plaintiff asked Judge Gilstrap to amend the prejudgment interest rate set forth in the final judgment.
Judge Mazzant resolved the disgorgement issues in this case and directed the parties to submit a final judgment.