“This morning’s Apple and Samsung patent trial proceedings will begin with a rather tedious reading of the 84 lengthy “jury instructions,” which tell the jurors how to apply the law while they deliberate,” Jessica E. Vascellaro reports for The Wall Street Journal. “The nine jurors get copies, but they also get a dramatic (okay, maybe not dramatic) reading from Judge Lucy Koh.”
“The judge is clearly jazzed. ‘I need everyone to stay conscious during the reading of the instructions, including myself,’ Koh warned Tuesday mornin,” Vascellaro reports.
MacDailyNews Take: In other words: Lay off the crack.
Vascellaro reports, “To help, she said she would ask everyone to stand from time to time to keep the blood flowing. Closing arguments will follow… Another interesting tidbit from the files this morning: Apple can’t remind Samsung lawyers how to be lawyers. Judge Koh shot down a request from Apple that Samsung’s lawyers be reminded how to argue their closing arguments.”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Rainy Day” for the heads up.]
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