By Memorandum Order entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. v. Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Inc. et al., Civil Action No. 17-275-LPS-CJB (D.Del. February 27, 2020), the Court rendered its rulings on five of the six motions in limine filed by the parties in preparation for the trial scheduled to start on March 9, 2020. By way of example, in granting Plaintiff’s motion in limine number 3, the Court ruled that Defendants were precluded from using pejorative terms such as “non-practicing entity,” “NPE,” and “paper patents” to characterize Plaintiff or its patents and from presenting evidence about the consequences of the litigation to the jury. Id. at *2.
A copy of the Memorandum Order is attached.