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Credibility Challenges Posed by the Eccentric Inventor Witness

Posted in Inventor Witness, Patent Litigation, Pretrial Discovery

Eccentric inventors can be their own worst enemies at depositions and on the witness stand at trial.  General Electric Co. v. Wilkins  (Fed. Cir., May 8, 2014) is a recent case on point.  The General Electric case involved a single issue: whether Thomas Wilkins was an omitted co-inventor of certain patented wind turbine technology. The… Continue Reading