La-Z-Boy Blasts '11th-Hour' Rulings In IP Retrial Bid

Law360, San Francisco (March 15, 2017, 4:51 PM EDT) -- La-Z-Boy Inc. urged a Florida federal judge on Tuesday to grant it a new trial after being hit with a $6 million verdict for failing to pay an automated footrest inventor royalties for using its patented technology, saying the court's "11th-hour decision" to invalidate five of its defense arguments deprived it of its Seventh Amendment rights.

La-Z-Boy argued that the parties agreed to a jury trial on all pleaded claims and defenses, and that agreement prohibits the court from "belatedly" carving defenses out of the trial...
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