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<br /> www.texaslawyer.com<br /> JANUARY 10, 2011 · VOL. 26 · NO. 41 · $9.00 · TWO SECTIONS<br /> REMARKS ON PORK, JESUS TRIAL GIVE PLAINTIFF CHANCE AT HIGHER DAMAGES<br /> by BRENDA SAPINO JEFFREYS<br /> U.S. Magistrate Judge Charles Everingham IV<br /> of Marshall has ordered a new trial in a patent-<br /> infringement case after finding a lawyer for<br /> defendant Cisco Systems Inc. made “improper”<br /> statements about the “religious preferences” of<br /> individuals connected to plaintiff Commil USA.<br /> Plaintiff's lawyer Mark Werbner says he believes his<br /> client will win a “substantially higher” damages award in<br /> a second trial. An Eastern District of Texas jury awarded<br /> Commil $3,726,207 in damages in the first trial last May;<br /> it had sought $56 million.<br /> In his Dec. 29, 2010, Memorandum Opinion and<br /> Order, Everingham wrote that during the trial a lawyer<br /> for Cis<a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=1"> www.texaslawyer.com JANUARY 10, 2</a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=2"> 2 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=3"> JANUARY 10, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=4"> 4 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=5"> JANUARY 10, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=6"> 6 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=7"> JANUARY 10, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=8"> 8 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=9"> JANUARY 10, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=10"> 10 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=11"> JANUARY 10, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=12"> 12 TEXaS LaWyEr </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=13"> january 10, 20113 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=14"> 14 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=15"> JANUARY 10, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=16"> 16 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=17"> JANUARY 10, 20113 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=18"> 18 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=19"> JANUARY 10, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=20"> 20 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=21"> JANUARY 10, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=22"> 22 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=23"> JANUARY 10, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=24"> How will you make your Mark? d A F </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=25"> THE NEWS RESOURCE FOR EXECUTIVE LA</a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=26"> 2 | JANUARY 10, 2011 |</a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=27"> FROM THE EDITORS OF PUBLISHER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 10, 2011, with In-House Texas page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/543302e6?page=28"> BY MICHAEL P. 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