Chief Judge Stark Addresses Erroneous Jury Instruction

Chief Judge Stark recently was faced with a motion for final judgment under Fed. R. Civ. P. 58 following a jury verdict of induced infringement. The parties in the case agreed that the instruction given to the jury on inducement was erroneous in light of a related litigation between the same parties in which theContinue reading “Chief Judge Stark Addresses Erroneous Jury Instruction”

Chief Judge Stark Finds Patent Not Enabled, Sets Aside Jury Verdict

In December 2016, a Delaware jury found that Gilead had failed to prove the asserted patent in this case was invalid and awarded damages of $2.54 billion. But Chief Judge Stark has now granted Gilead’s motion for judgment as a matter of law that the asserted claims are not enabled. Although Gilead also moved forContinue reading “Chief Judge Stark Finds Patent Not Enabled, Sets Aside Jury Verdict”