Amazon Defeats 'Jewish Stereotype' Claims In New Trial Bid

By Michelle Casady (October 19, 2021, 4:15 PM EDT) -- An Israeli technology startup that accused Amazon of playing on Jewish stereotypes to bias a jury and defeat patent infringement claims won't be getting a new trial, a Texas federal judge said at a hearing Tuesday, adding he was "extremely offended" by the allegations he found baseless.

U.S. District Judge Alan Albright rejected Israeli company Freshub's claims that Amazon's attorneys "instilled an 'us versus them' mentality in the jury." (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) U.S. District Judge Alan Albright told Freshub Inc.'s counsel, Paul J. Andre of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, that he needed to point to something in the record...

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