Comcast, BT Scolded By Judge Over Patent Dispute Delays

Law360, Dallas (September 12, 2013, 5:45 PM EDT) -- Discovery squabbles in a teleconferencing patent infringement suit brought by Comcast Corp. against British Telecommunications PLC earned both parties a lecture Thursday from a Texas federal judge fed up with delays in the case and heated language in their filings.

From the bench, U.S. District Court Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn denied a motion from BT to appoint a special master to referee discovery disputes as the parties duel over how much source code BT must turn over to Comcast, and told lawyers for the telecom giants...
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