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Technically Incorrect: A New York juror seems to not know the rules, which results in a mistrial and a $1,000 fine for her.
For a second time, Judge Lucy Koh rules that remarks about protecting patents from foreign companies weren't enough to sway jury. But she admonishes Apple's legal team.
Federal judge's decision comes after the jury was unable to reach a verdict on whether Motorola Mobility infringed on the patent-holding company's portfolio.
An attorney for Apple cautions the jury that patent infringement destroys economies and companies, much like what happened with US TV makers. A judge denies Samsung's mistrial request.
The court is mulling its options if the jury in the Oracle-Google trial fails to reach a unanimous verdict on charges of copyright infringement.
The suit brought by Novell alleged that, through anticompetitive tactics, Microsoft encouraged Novell to develop products but then withdrew support as it launched Windows 95.
Juror hears that defendant in manslaughter case acted prudently. Needing to be sure what "prudent" meant, he checks on is phone and a mistrial is declared.
Oracle and Google's attorneys battle it out in the face of a potential mistrial on whether or not fair use can be even used as an argument in this lawsuit.
The company tells the court, according to Foss Patents, that it wants a mistrial and a second chance at resolving the issue of copyrights.
A unanimous jury found that Google infringed on Oracle's Java, but failed to say whether Google had made "fair use" of the material. Google called for a mistrial.