Mitsubishi, GE Face Potential Delay In Turbine Trial

Law360, Dallas (October 9, 2012, 12:18 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge said Tuesday it could take months to resolve Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.'s allegations that General Electric Co. improperly claimed attorney-client privilege as a shield from discovery during GE's patent infringement suit against Mitsubishi.

Mitsubishi objected Tuesday to testimony from Nick Miller, a GE engineer and consultant, arguing Miller unfairly referenced emails GE refused to turn over based on an assertion of privilege, and last week challenged testimony from GE attorney Jim McGinness on the same grounds. The trial is in its second...
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