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The Boyles Seek to Exclude Expert Witness Testimony

Mike Boyle, doing business as Surface Dynamix, and his son Christopher, have filed a motion in the U.S. Federal District Court of Oregon, asking the court to issue an order excluding the testimony of expert witnesses Justin Price and Randy Mackey for plaintiff GlasWeld in the alleged patent infringement lawsuit.

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Judge Issues New Ruling in GlasWeld-Boyle Case

The judge overseeing the GlasWeld-Boyle case in the U.S. District Court of Oregon, Eugene division, has denied Mike Boyle and his son Christopher’s request for an extension of time to file Daubert motions. The judge granted the defendants an extension to respond to GlasWeld’s supplemental memorandum in support of partial summary judgement.

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GlasWeld Responds to Boyles’ Request for Trial Date

In the latest development in the GlasWeld-Boyle lawsuit, officials from GlasWeld have filed a response to Mike and Christopher Boyle’s recent motion asking the court to set a trial date for the ongoing alleged patent infringement lawsuit. In their latest … Continue reading

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Judge Issues New Decisions in GlasWeld-Boyle Case

The judge overseeing the GlasWeld-Boyle case in the U.S. District Court of Oregon, Eugene division, has denied Mike and Christopher Boyles’ motion for reconsideration on the motion for the order to show cause for sanctions and motion to dismiss.

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Motions Continue in GlasWeld-Boyle Case

GlasWeld’s attorneys have asked the U.S. District Court of Oregon, Eugene division, to deny the Boyles emergency motion to compel depositions, saying they are not available in September or October. The company’s attorneys have also asked the court to compel the Boyles to pay “court-awarded attorneys’ fees” before the depositions take place.

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Boyles Ask Judge to Compel Expert Depositions

Mike Boyle, doing business as Surface Dynamix, and his son, Christopher, have filed a motion for the judge in the U.S. District Court of Oregon, Eugene division, to compel GlasWeld to schedule depositions. The Boyles allege, “despite the courts order, the plaintiff has repeatedly [avoided] the courts order.”

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Boyles Ask Judge to Reconsider Sanctions and Motion to Dismiss

Mike Boyle, doing business as Surface Dynamix, and his son, Christopher, have filed an emergency motion asking a judge for the U.S. District Court in Oregon to reconsider her recent order which imposed sanctions on them in the form of attorneys’ fees in the alleged patent infringement lawsuit. The Boyles also requested the judge reconsider their motion to dismiss the case writing, “the disputed order contains incorrect factual findings as well as errors of law that will result in manifest injustice to the defendants unless corrected.”

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New Motions Filed by GlasWeld and Boyle in Alleged Patent Infringement Case

GlasWeld has filed a motion in the U.S. District Court of Oregon, Eugene division, for an order to show cause why default judgment should not be entered against Mike Boyle (doing business as Surface Dynamix) and his son Christopher, in the alleged patent infringement case. The Boyles have responded with a motion saying default judgment should not be entered against them.

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GlasWeld, Boyles Seek Extension from Court; Debate Depositions

GlasWeld, Mike Boyle (doing business as Surface Dynamix), and Boyle’s son, Christopher Boyle, have asked the court to extend the deadline for limited discovery and set deadlines for the service and rebuttal of expert reports in the alleged patent infringement … Continue reading

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Judge Denies Mike Boyle’s Motion to Bifurcate, But Says He Can Renew it Later

In her latest decision, Judge Ann Aiken says Mike Boyle’s motion to bifurcate, or split the alleged patent infringement trial into two parts, is “premature,” but she gave leave for him to renew the motion at a later date.

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Legal Battle Over Alleged Patent Infringement Continues

Christopher Boyle has joined his father, Mike Boyle (doing business as Surface Dynamix) in responding to GlasWeld’s motion for a default judgment in the alleged patent infringement lawsuit playing out in the Federal Court System in Oregon. GlasWeld, in turn, replied in support of its motion for default judgment. And Mike Boyle then asked the court to bifurcate the trial, or split it into two parts.

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Mike Boyle Requests More Time for Response in Alleged Patent Infringement Case

Mike Boyle, doing business as Surface Dynamix, has asked the court for an extension to file a response to GlasWeld’s motion for a default judgment, writing “the defendant is unable to gather all documentation and clarification of any and all deficiencies of requested discovery to present a response within the time allotted.”

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The Boyles Ask the Court to Disqualify GlasWeld’s Attorney, Plaintiff Opposes Motion

Mike Boyle, doing business as Surface Dynamix, and Christopher Boyle, his son, have asked the U.S. District Court of Oregon, Eugene division, to disqualify GlasWeld’s counsel Javier Sobrado and his firm, Feldman Gale LLP, from serving as GlasWeld’s counsel. The Boyles claim that, “[the attorney] has knowingly and purposefully violated a fundamental precept of legal practice: the rule that an attorney for a litigant shall not also serve as a witness in the same litigation.” In response, GlasWeld gave notice that it opposes the Boyles’ motion in the alleged patent infringement case.

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Boyle Files Motion to Compel, GlasWeld Seeks Default Judgment in Alleged Patent Infringement Case

Mike Boyle, doing business as Surface Dynamix, has asked the U.S. District Court of Oregon, Eugene division, to issue an order “compelling the plaintiffs to allow the defendants the ability to inspect the alleged infringing products that are in the possession of the plaintiffs.” On the other side of the court, GlasWeld has asked for a default judgment against Mike Boyle and Christopher Boyle, his son, “because of their complete, consistent and unapologetic disregard of this court’s clear orders compelling them to comply with their discovery obligations.”

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Judge Gives Mike Boyle’s Counsel Permission to Withdraw

The judge has granted attorney David Madden permission to withdraw as Mike Boyle’s pro bono counsel in the alleged patent infringement lawsuit filed by GlasWeld. “Clearly, irreconcilable conflicts exist between Mike Boyle and David Madden regarding the proper defense in … Continue reading

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Patent Infringement Dispute Between GlasWeld and the Boyles Continues

GlasWeld’s attorneys have responded to Christopher Boyle’s request that the court compel company officials to appear for depositions, writing, “his motion should be denied in its entirety as unfounded.” GlasWeld filed the alleged patent infringement lawsuit against Mike Boyle, doing business as Surface Dynamix, in late 2012. The company later added Christopher Boyle, Mike’s son, as a defendant.

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Christopher Boyle Asks Court to Compel GlasWeld to Depositions, Sever Count

Christopher Boyle, son of Mike Boyle (doing business as Surface Dynamix), has filed two new motions in the alleged patent infringement case asking the court to compel GlasWeld officials to appear for depositions and “sever” him from one count of the lawsuit.

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Mike Boyle Responds to GlasWeld’s Markman Brief in Alleged Patent Infringement Case

Mike Boyle (doing business as Surface Dynamix) has filed a response brief in the U.S. District Court of Oregon, Eugene division, arguing that GlasWeld’s proposed definitions for patent terms “fail to answer the questions that must be answered, and thus would leave the determination of claim meaning to the jury.”

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Mike Boyle and GlasWeld Submit Markman Briefs in Alleged Patent Infringement Case

The parties involved in one of the most famous industry lawsuits filed their Markman briefs late last week. In the briefs, GlasWeld, Mike Boyle (doing business as Surface Dynamix) and Christopher Boyle (Mike’s son) laid out their interpretations of the terminology at the heart of the patent infringement case.

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No Settlement Reached in Alleged Patent Infringement Case

Representatives from GlasWeld, Mike Boyle (doing business as Surface Dynamix) and Christopher Boyle (Mike’s son) were unable to come to a settlement agreement during court-sponsored mediation, according to a brief statement issued by the U.S. District Court of Oregon.

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Judge Issues Brief Decisions in Alleged Patent Infringement Case

Judge Ann Aiken has stayed GlasWeld’s motion to compel Deschutes Manufacturing & Consulting to produce documents in response to a subpoena in the company’s case against Mike Boyle, doing business as Surface Dynamix, and his son Christopher Boyle over alleged patent infringement. In her brief decision issued Monday, the judge also referred the case to Magistrate Judge Thomas Coffin for mediation and settlement.

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Parties Agree to Court Mediation in Alleged Patent Infringement Case

All parties to the most famous industry lawsuit have agreed to try mediation. Representatives from GlasWeld, Mike Boyle (doing business as Surface Dynamix) and Christopher Boyle (Mike’s son), agreed to participate in court-sponsored mediation before a magistrate judge in the U.S. District of Oregon to try to reach a resolution in the alleged patent infringement case during a teleconference late last month.

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GlasWeld Asks Court to Compel Deschutes Manufacturing to Produce Documents

GlasWeld’s attorneys have filed a motion asking the U.S. District Court of Oregon, Eugene division, to compel Deschutes Manufacturing & Consulting to produce documents in response to a subpoena in the company’s case against Mike Boyle, doing business as Surface Dynamix, and his son Christopher Boyle over alleged patent infringement.

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Judge Issues New Rulings in Alleged Patent Infringement Lawsuit

A judge for the U.S. District Court of Oregon has granted GlasWeld’s motions to strike several of Mike Boyle and Christopher Boyle’s affirmative defenses in the alleged patent infringement case and ordered that Christopher Boyle’s answer to the complaint and his attached exhibits be placed under seal and designated as confidential. The judge also denied Christopher Boyle’s motion to strike and granted his motion to reset the scheduling order.

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GlasWeld Asks Court to Deny Rescheduling Motion in Alleged Patent Infringement Lawsuit

GlasWeld attorneys claim in court documents filed with the U.S. District Court of Oregon, Eugene division, that Christopher Boyle’s motion to reset the scheduling order in the alleged patent infringement case “should be denied because Christopher Boyle has not shown good cause” and the request appears to be “intended solely for the purpose of delay.”

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Christopher Boyle Asks Court to Reset Scheduling in Alleged Patent Infringement Case

Christopher Boyle has asked the U.S. District Court of Oregon to reset the scheduling order in the alleged patent infringement case GlasWeld has filed against him and his father Mike Boyle, doing business as Surface Dynamix. In response, GlasWeld attorneys filed a notice with the court that they intend to oppose the rescheduling motion.

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GlasWeld Files Motion to Strike Christopher Boyle’s Defense of Unenforceability

Following Christopher Boyle’s recent filing in the U.S. District Court of Oregon asking the court to strike patent infringement claims, plaintiff GlasWeld followed suit, filing a motion to strike the unenforceability defense from Boyle’s answer. In the company’s memo in … Continue reading

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Christopher Boyle Responds to Alleged Patent Infringement Lawsuit

Christopher Boyle recently filed a response with the U.S. District Court of Oregon denying patent infringement allegations as well as ownership in Surface Dynamix in the case involving GlasWeld and his father Mike Boyle. The elder Boyle has also been granted a court-appointed attorney.

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Judge Issues Several Decisions in Alleged Patent Infringement Case

A judge for the U.S. District Court of Oregon recently issued several decisions in the alleged patent infringement involving GlasWeld and Mike Boyle, doing business as Surface Dynamix, including granting a motion to compel Mike Boyle to “produce documents responsive … Continue reading

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GlasWeld Attorneys Ask Court to Postpone Depositions of Company Employees

GlasWeld attorneys have asked the U.S. District Court of Oregon, Eugene division, for a protective order regarding depositions of the company’s employees until Mike Boyle, doing business as Surface Dynamix, “produces documents and information in his possession, custody and control responsive to GlasWeld’s requests for production and interrogatories and coordinates scheduling of the depositions with his son, defendant Christopher Boyle.”

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