Eolas Technologies Incorporated v. Adobe Systems Incorporated et al
Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Leonard Davis: <b?Jury Trial completed on 2/9/2012. (Court Reporter Judy Werlinger & Shea Sloan.) (als, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
DATE: February 9, 2012
REPORTER: Judy Werlinger
LAW CLERKS: Allan Bullwinkel
INCORPORATED, ET AL
CIVIL ACTION NO: 6:09-CV-446
ADOBE SYSTEMS INCORPORATED,
ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFFS
ATTORNEY FOR DEFENDANT
SEE SIGN-IN SHEETS
On this day, came the parties by their attorneys and the following proceedings were had:
OPEN: 8:45 am
ADJOURN: 3:00 pm
Preliminary Proceedings: Pretrial matters taken up.
Court advised parties have revised charge. Mr. Cawley stated he had a matter outside the
Ed Reines addressed the Court and reurged his objections from yesterday. Ms. Doan
addressed the Court regarding Defendant’s Exhibit #500 as an Offer of Proof. Mr. Budwin
responded. Court SUSTAINED objection. Ms. Doan addressed the Court on inadvertently
omitted Exhibits 245, 246, 254 and 261 and offered them at this time. Mr. Budwin
responded. Court SUSTAINED objection. Ms. Doan asked the Court to reopen evidence for
exhibits to be admitted.
Ms. Doan tendered to the Court Exhibits 245, 246, 254, and 261 as an Offer of Proof. Court
advised theses exhibits are not to go before jury.
Mr Cawley addressed the Court on Motion in Limine. Mr. Lumish responded. Ms. Doan
DAVID J. MALAND, CLERK
BY: Amy Strother, Courtroom Deputy
PAGE 2 - Proceedings Continued
Court in recess until 9:00am.
Trial resumed. Jury not present.
Ms. Doan addressed the Court on Defendant’s Exhibits 1340 and 1342 as an Offer of Proof.
Ms. Doan asked for leave to file these additional exhibits due to their volume. Court will
accept Offer of Proof.
Court addressed the parties on improper contact with jurors.
Court asked for the Jury to be brought in. Jury seated in courtroom.
Court addressed the jury and welcomed them back. Court gave them its’ instructions
(Charge read). Court advised that each side has 40 minutes for closing arguments.
Court in recess until 10:10am
Trial resumed. Jury seated in the courtroom.
Court advised for closing arguments.
Doug Lumish presented closing arguments on behalf of Defendant’s.
Mr. Cawley and Mr. McKool presented closing argument on behalf of Plaintiffs.
Ms. Doan presented rebuttal argument on behalf of the Defendants.
Court addressed the Jury and gave them some further brief instructions. Court excused the
Jury to commence their deliberations.
Court advised parties to remain in the courtroom until Court receives word from Jury as to
Court in recess
Court back in session. Jury is eating lunch and take a walk in 30 min then will start to
deliberate. Court addressed the parties regarding the jury and their service.
There being nothing further from the parties, the Court in recess awaiting the Jury’s verdict.
Jury not present. Court advised parties that the Court has received Jury Note #5 ( but really
1st note other than one to take a walk). Court advised parties of the Court’s response. Court
and parties discussed
Court in recess
Court advised parties that jurors could not open file. Mr. McKool Responded. Mr. Lumish
responded. Court asked if there were suggestions. Mr. Reines responded. Court advised
parties they could look at the compressed file.
Court in recess
PAGE 3 - Proceedings Continued
Court advised parties the files have been unzipped and source code is viewable by the jurors
and to have law clerk go back in and give jury a brief explanation on how to view it. Mr.
Budwin responded. Mr. Reines responded. Mr. Budwin replied. Mr. Reines responded.
Court advised parties that he will send response back to jurors stating they can now view the
cd. Mr. Budwin responded. Mr. Reines responded.
Jury advised that Verdict has been reached.
Court asked for the Jury to be brought in.
Jury entered and seated in the courtroom. Court addressed Jury and inquired if they have
reached a verdict. Jury foreperson responded. Verdict form tendered to the Court. Court
asked Clerk to read the verdict. Verdict read. Court inquired if any side wished to poll the
jury. None requested.
Court thanked the jury for their service. Court addressed the Jury and gave them some
further instructions. Court excused the Jury to the Jury room where someone would be there
to excuse them.
Court advised parties regarding post verdict briefing
There being nothing further, Court is adjourned.
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