Virginia Federal Judge Explains Decision To Exclude Testimony In Patent Trial
(February 26, 2016, 12:43 PM EST) -- RICHMOND, Va. — An oral motion by patent plaintiff Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. to exclude testimony proposed by a defense expert with regard to Samsung’s motive for instituting the lawsuit was sustained during trial in January, and on Feb. 24, a Virginia federal judge explained his decision (Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. v. NVIDIA Corporation, No. 14-757, E.D. Va.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22799).
(Decision available. Document #16-160307-014Z.)
According to U.S. Judge Robert E. Payne of the Eastern District of Virginia, Samsung’s motivations are irrelevant because defendant...