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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VLSI-Intel Mini-Link Roundup

Things move fast during trial, so we’ll bring you some mini-link roundups during the week specific to VLSI v. Intel, as coverage warrants. For additional first-day coverage, in no particular order we bring you: From Tommy Witherspoon of the hometown Waco Tribune: Waco court hosts billion-dollar patent case against Intel From Bloomberg Law, Matthew Bultman’s […]

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New VLSI-Intel dial-in information

The Court has adopted new dial-in credentials to observe voir dire and trial proceedings, as follows: Dial-in: 669-254-5252 Meeting ID: 161 606 4451 Passcode: 186276 Zoom attendees will be automatically muted upon dialing in. Here’s an attempt at a one-touch sequence for those reading the blog on your mobile device: +1 669-254-5252,,1616064451#,,#,,186276# We have also […]

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VLSI v. Intel Updates & Link Roundup

UPDATED 7PM CST. First, a few short updates regarding VLSI v. Intel:  Although unusual, Central Texas sees occasional wintry weather—and we’re in the middle of some of it now. So because of ice on the roads (plus Monday’s federal holiday for George Washington’s birthday), voir dire before Magistrate Judge Manske was rescheduled from yesterday to […]

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