Ground Rules Preclude New Rebuttal Expert Opinions

Ground Rules Preclude New Rebuttal Expert Opinions

In a recent order, ALJ Lord granted Complainant’s motion in limine and excluded certain expert testimony as precluded by her ground rules because the testimony included more than a short statement of disagreement and amounted to the introduction of new substantive opinions that were not previously disclosed.

ITC Concludes Early Disposition Program Not Appropriate for Subject Matter Eligibility and Domestic Industry

ITC Concludes Early Disposition Program Not Appropriate for Subject Matter Eligibility and Domestic Industry

In a recent order, the Commission denied Respondents’ request to use the Early Disposition Program because the issue of domestic industry was too complex to be resolved within 100 days and it was not clear that an early ruling on subject matter eligibility would be dispositive with respect to all of the asserted claims.