Document Battle Rages Between Source, Amex

Law360, New York (October 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Blaming “inexcusable conduct” on the part of American Express Co., rival Source Inc. has asked a Texas judge for extra time to nominate expert witnesses in its patent litigation with the credit card giant.

Source, which was expected to designate the experts and deliver their reports by Wednesday, wants another nine days, saying the extension was “necessitated by American Express's discovery abuses.”

In a second emergency motion filed Monday to the U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Source asked Magistrate Judge Charles Everingham...
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