VLSI v. Intel: A Look Back

We’re generally leery of too-definitive “What does it all mean?”-type analysis. But we also assume that most of the (presumably mostly) lawyers reading this publication are doing so with a forward-looking view: i.e., if you were the advocate or the client appearing in front of Judge Albright, what would you want to know? So here’s […]

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VLSI-Intel: Day 2 & Docket Updates

The VLSI-Intel trial is underway (see Mark’s Day 1 writeup), and today’s action was devoted to about 70 minutes of testimony from VLSI inventor David Bearden, with almost the entire rest of the day’s testimony occupied by VLSI’s infringement expert Dr. Tom Conte. VLSI then briefly put on the introductory portions and general qualifications of […]

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MV3 v. Roku Update: Pandemic Trial Technology Is Complicated

For the most part, this week’s proceedings in MV3 v. Roku have felt much like any other patent trial. Attorneys wearing masks and a witness box surrounded by plexiglass are in one sense just part of the “new normal.” But a couple technical issues this week have highlighted how the coronavirus may complicate trial logistics. […]

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