Nevada Federal Judge Denies Bifurcation Request In Copyright Case

(August 27, 2015, 10:01 AM EDT) -- LAS VEGAS — A defendant’s efforts to bifurcate an upcoming trial into separate issues of state law liability and copyright infringement damages were unsuccessful on Aug. 26, when a Nevada federal judge denied the request; in a related holding that day, the judge found that it is “necessary and appropriate” to give jurors an instruction “interpreting the various software license terms” at issue in the dispute (Oracle USA Inc. v. Rimini Street Inc., No. 10-106, D. Nev.).

(Order on bifurcation available. Document #16-150901-021R. Order on jury...
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