VideoShare v. Google Preview & Super Lighting v. CH Lighting Wrapup

Well, the Court has back-to-back trials, so y’all get a combination post. First, we’ll look ahead to this week’s trial in VideoShare v. Google, in which opening statements will occur tomorrow morning. This is a one-patent case, with the usual array of defenses at issue. Per the pretrial order, Google has asserted inequitable conduct. Judge […]

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Jiaxing Super Lighting v. CH Lighting Preview & Dial-in Info

Judge Albright’s Court is again hosting another patent trial starting today, relating to LED lighting technology. Plaintiffs are Jiaxing Super Lighting Electric Appliance Co. and Obert, Inc.; Defendants are CH Lighting Technology Co., Ltd., Shaoxing Ruising Lighting Co., and Elliott Electric Supply Inc. Voir dire was held Friday. As before, remote audio-only observation will be enabled: […]

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New Standing Orders – Notice of Readiness & Discovery Hearings

Amended Standing Order for Notice of Readiness: Yesterday Judge Albright released an amended standing order concerning the Case Readiness Status Report (“CRSR”), which informs the Court that a case is ready for a Case Management Conference (“CMC”). Under the previous standing order, parties were required to wait forthe Court to issue a CMC date, which […]

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Updated Standing Orders – Venue and Motions to Transfer

Yesterday the Court updated two of its standing orders: Standing Order Regarding Venue and Jurisdictional Discovery Limits and Standing Order Regarding Motion for Inter-District Transfer. Here are the highlights: Amended Standing Order Regarding Motion for Inter-District Transfer The Court made a one sentence addition to this order: “Whenever a Markman hearing is postponed pursuant to […]

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The Verdict is in!

Today the jury in CloudofChange v. NCR returned a verdict in favor of Plaintiff CloudofChange, to the tune of $13.2 million. The jury also found NCR liable for willful infringement of the asserted patents.  Here is where we stand thus far in Waco patent trials: Interestingly, Plaintiffs have had better luck in the Waco Division […]

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