Microsoft Urges Judge To Curb Visto's Jury Talk

Law360, New York (October 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Fearing that the jury will be unfairly swayed, Microsoft Corp. has asked the judge to toss out Visto Corp.'s request that it be allowed to discuss the so-called presumption of validity with the jury in the ongoing case over e-mail patents.

On Friday, Microsoft filed a motion in limine in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, arguing that its opponent will prejudice the jury by being allowed to discuss the validity issue.

“By constantly mentioning both the clear and convincing and the...
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