VLSI-Intel II Post-Mortem

It’s been a busy couple weeks of non-blog-related stuff around these parts, so we apologize for neglecting y’all. We’ll try to make it up to you with a few posts’ worth of comprehensive lookbacks and mini-summaries. In this post we’ll share our own thoughts about VSLI-Intel II. The next post will cover other media’s coverage […]

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ESW-Roku: New Verdict for the Trial Tracker

For those who haven’t yet heard, Friday afternoon Roku notched its second trial win before Judge Albright. The jury handed down a verdict finding that Roku had not infringed any asserted claim of ESW’s two asserted patents, and further found that Roku had successfully proved that ESW’s ‘718 patent was invalid. (Roku did not put […]

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ESW v. Roku: No Trial Today

Quick FYI: For anyone wondering, there will be no trial proceedings today in ESW v. Roku, due to an illness in chambers. (Nothing serious, as far as we’re aware.) We’ll keep you posted. As for yesterday, for the time being we’ll direct you to coverage from Michelle Casady at Law360: Texas Jury Told Roku Infringed […]

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Link Roundup!

Judge Albright is currently delivering preliminary instructions to the jury in ESW-Roku; you can dial-in to listen to proceedings as we detailed here last week. In the meantime, here’s our link roundup of last week’s doings in the Waco Division: We noted in our prior link roundup that the trial in the True Chemical v. […]

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New Default Protective Order

Yesterday the Court posted a new Default Protective Order – Patent Cases. Beyond the direct link in our post, you can find it on the “Courtroom Guidance” tab of Judge Albright’s page on the WDTX website, as pictured above. Judge Albright has stated in the context of his prior Working Group meetings that this Default […]

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A Signal by the Court – Intra-district transfer motions

Yesterday afternoon, the Court entered a text order denying Defendants Dell Technologies Inc., Dell Inc., and EMC Corporation’s Motion for Intra-District Transfer to the Austin Division. See UNM Rainforest Innovations v. Dell Techs., 6:20-cv-00468.  As our readers know, the Court recently issued a new Standing Order (which we covered here), which only covered inter-district transfer […]

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