Google Loses Bid To Bar Xerox Attys From Re-Exam

Law360, New York (September 9, 2010, 2:27 PM EDT) -- A magistrate judge has denied a bid by Google Inc., Yahoo Inc. and other defendants to bar Xerox Corp. attorneys who have access to the companies' confidential information as part of the document management firm’s infringement case over Internet search patents from advising the plaintiff in parallel re-examination proceedings.

Magistrate Judge Mary Pat Thynge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware on Wednesday shot down the defendants’ proposed re-exam bar, concluding that the risk of Xerox’s trial counsel misusing their confidential data in...
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