Vringo - The Docket Is Telling Us That Summary Judgment Is Not An Option For Google
There has been a lot of speculation recently regarding the upcoming Vringo v. Google patent trial in the Eastern District of Virginia. Authors I respect such as John Ford and James Altucher have both stated that they believe the case will settle before trial. Other far less reputable authors such as the Modernist have speculated that Google may win on summary judgment before trial.
As I explained in the comment section in my previous article debunking the Modernist What The U.S. Supreme Court Really Says About Vringo, and as requested by one of the comments, let me explain why it is highly unlikely that Google will win on summary judgment having nothing to do with the merits of the case, which I believe Messrs. Ford and Altucher have already covered.
The litigation between Vringo and Google is pending in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. The Eastern District of Virginia is known in the legal community as the "rocket docket." Civil litigation pending in this district court proceeds faster than civil litigation in any other district court in the Country. What does this have to do with Google's chances on summary judgment you ask? Everything.
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