California Federal Magistrate Judge Disqualifies Patent Expert

SAN FRANCISCO - Citing evidence that a patent holder's expert witness had access to confidential information while serving as a consultant for a company now owned by the accused infringer, a California federal judge on June 15 granted in part a motion to disqualify (Oracle America Inc. et al. v. DrugLogic Inc., No. 11-910, N.D. Calif.).

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