Commil Wants New Damages Trial In Wireless IP Suit

Law360, New York (June 22, 2010, 5:18 PM EDT) -- Commil USA LLC is seeking a new trial on damages in an infringement suit against Cisco Systems Inc. over a wireless networking patent, claiming defense counsel from Ireland Carroll & Kelley PC tainted the proceedings with improper religious comments that stirred up juror bias and led to Commil being awarded only $3.7 million.

The plaintiff filed its motion for a new trial on the issues of indirect infringement and damages in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Monday, a little over...
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