On October 16, 2012, the first day of the I/P Engine v AOL et al. patent infringement lawsuit, otherwise referred to as the Vringo (VRNG) v. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) case, saw the jury selected in the morning and the parties' opening statements made in the afternoon. I was present in the courtroom throughout the day and in this report I discuss some of the notable events that happened on Day 1 along with my opinions regarding these two critical initial phases of the trial.
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