HP Spinoff waived right to remake $ 173 million verdict, court said

Law360 (June 24, 2021, 6:48 p.m. EDT) – A spinoff company of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. should not be able to overturn a $ 172.6 million jury verdict or request a new trial, said a patent holder in Texas federal court on Thursday, arguing that the spin-off waived its arguments by not raising them before the jury trial.

Wapp Tech LP has urged a Texas Eastern District court to dismiss HPE Seattle spin-off SpinCo Inc.’s motions for a legal judgment or a new trial, casting cold water on the spin-off that the evidence did not support the jury’s verdict in March. After a trial of five days and less than three hours …

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