Gilead’s motion to recover around $15 million in its attorneys’ fees, from Merck — as well as other renewed post-trial motions — will now be heard in Northern California’s (San Jose) federal District Court — on August 4, 2016 at 9:00 AM PDT.
We will let you know when we see/hear anything, via the electronic PACER filings. Here is a link to the backgrounder on Gilead’s earlier motion for the attorneys’ fees. Fees it says it should not have had to incur, had Merck not engaged in “inequitable conduct” pre-trial — and during it.
. . . .CLERK’S NOTICE RESETTING MOTION HEARINGS
As to  MOTION for Judgment as a Matter of Law (Renewed) under Fed. R. Civ. P. 50(b),  MOTION for Attorney Fees pursuant to 35 U.S.C. Section 285.
Motion Hearing set for 8/4/2016 09:00 AM before Hon. Beth Labson Freeman. . . .
And, as we head out, shortly — on a flawless summer evening, to hear the symphony, we are keenly aware of just how fortunate we are — stem to stern. Smile.