Gilstrap Won't Slash $16M Samsung Patent Loss

Law360, Los Angeles (January 29, 2016, 9:28 PM EST) -- U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap refused Friday to scrap a jury finding that Samsung must pay Rembrandt Wireless $15.7 million for infringing two Bluetooth technology patents, ruling the patent holding company's evidence was "more than adequate" to support the award.

The Texas federal judge, whose busy docket included 20 percent of all U.S. patent cases in 2014, denied Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. judgment as a matter of law or a new trial over damages Friday. The tech giant had made the bid after a jury last year determined Samsung infringed Rembrandt Wireless Technologies LP's U.S. Patent Nos. 8,023,580 and 8,457,228, and...

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