Monthly Archives: March 2012

Judge Godbey Awards Damages, Pre-Judgment Interest in Truseal Patent Infringement Case

On March 21, 2012, Judge Godbey issued an opinion (available here) in Truseal Technologies v. GGK Distribution that awarded Truseal $171,157.64 in lost-profit damages, as well as pre-judgment interest (based on the Treasury bill rate).  Judge Godbey had previously found … Continue reading

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The Model Order

At this year’s Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference, the Federal Circuit’s Chief Judge Rader gave a speech (attached) and introduced what is now known as the “Model Order” (located at the very end of the attached pdf) which deals … Continue reading

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Magistrate Judge Kaplan to Step Down on August 31

We have it on good authority that Magistrate Judge Kaplan will step down from his position on August 31, 2012.  Judge Kaplan has a long history of judicial service, and we wish him well with his future endeavors.

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