Judicial Bias Doomed $1B Qualcomm IP Row, Fed. Circ. Told

Law360, Washington (February 3, 2014, 3:59 PM EST) -- Gabriel Technologies Corp. urged a Federal Circuit panel Monday to revive its $1 billion GPS technology patent suit against Qualcomm Inc., claiming the lower court was biased and relied on “snippets” of disputable evidence to justify ruling against the bankrupt company.

Gabriel maintained that two California federal judges ignored substantial evidence that proved their infringement claims weren't time-barred and were brought in good faith against Qualcomm, but the judges were biased against the company very early in the proceedings.

According to Gabriel's attorney Michael E. Salzman,...
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