We wrote in December about how Judge Williams granted defendant's motion to bifurcate the jury trial in Board of Regents, the University of Texas System v. Boston Scientific Corp., C.A. No. 18-392-GBW (D. Del.).
That trial went forward starting last week, and the trial extended into this week. As we mentioned before, Judge Williams split the trial into two phases:
- Direct infringement and invalidity
- Willful infringement, damages, knowledge, and intent for induced infringement
Near the conclusion of Phase 1, plaintiff moved to "unbifurcat[e]" the trial. According to the transcript:
MR. SHORE [for plaintiff]: Your Honor, we would like for the Court to consider over the weekend, not …