Judge Halts Jury Trial To Hand ADT Win In IP Suit

Law360, New York (April 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Just days after the start of a jury trial, a judge has issued a rare defense victory in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas for ADT Security Services Inc. in an infringement suit brought by Paradox Security Systems Ltd. over a telephone circuitry patent.

U.S. District Judge T. John Ward on Monday entered a judgment as a matter of law in favor of ADT, dumping Paradox's case in its entirety less than a week after the start of the jury trial on...
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