Frustrations bubble over in Apple versus Samsung
8/6/2012 11:24 PM EDT
After the jury was excused for the day, attorneys for both sides argued several points about testimony expected Tuesday.
At one point Judge Lucy Koh became frustrated with Apple for bringing up points for reconsideration. She told Apple she would hear its arguments again only if they were willing to take the time out of the 25 hours she has allotted each side to argue before the jury. Apple agreed and argued its point for nearly 20 minutes.
Both sides have filed so many motions and requests to reconsider motions that all parties have at times forgotten what the latest rulings on the motions were. At least twice Judge Koh asked attorneys to provide more carts to handle the stacks of binders of paperwork building up in the case.
“You are slicing the baloney too thin,” Koh told one attorney during the afternoon arguments.
Later, Apple’s lead attorney asked Koh how she will handle pleas for an extension of their time with the jury. “We are now limiting our examinations because we are meeting your honor’s time limits,” he said.
“I am not granting anyone an extension,” Koh said. “I had a [timed] trial where I stopped an attorney in mid-sentence, look it up,” she said.