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Vringo (VRNG -36%) issues a PR confirming a ruling that (citing the doctrine of laches) prevents...

Vringo (VRNG -36%) issues a PR confirming a ruling that (citing the doctrine of laches) prevents it from collecting damages from Google for activity prior to Sep. 15, 2011, the date of its lawsuit filing. Vringo adds Google's motions to dismiss Vringo's infringement claims were denied, and that closing arguments for the trial are expected to begin tomorrow. Shares were halted around 3:10PM ET today after a freefall.
Comments (17)
  • It will be fun tomorrow. I picked up a few more November calls during the droop.
    31 Oct 2012, 07:23 PM Reply Like
  • I can almost hear James A. typing up some propaganda!!!
    31 Oct 2012, 07:31 PM Reply Like
  • Vringo should be able to collect for approx 2years then there are the royalties going forward.what Elsie may be added to this I
    Quest we shall see.we may see a positive out come after all not as
    Much as the crazy numbers some thought but we will find out shortly.
    31 Oct 2012, 07:32 PM Reply Like
  • supposedly Google will find a way around it and not have to pay them goping forward, just for the time since the suit was filed. $80-$100m.


    after market top gainers right now.

    31 Oct 2012, 07:34 PM Reply Like
  • bad info
    31 Oct 2012, 11:03 PM Reply Like
  • top gainers in after market.

    31 Oct 2012, 07:33 PM Reply Like
  • is it time now to add knowing infringement for treble damages ?
    31 Oct 2012, 07:51 PM Reply Like
  • Treble damages have been off the table since the start of the trial.
    1 Nov 2012, 08:41 AM Reply Like
  • Vringo has more to lose or gain from this trial than Google because of the smaller size of its company.
    31 Oct 2012, 07:51 PM Reply Like
  • Interesting day. Judge Jackson by previously denying the MSJ and the defense of Laches lulled Plaintiff counsel into a false sense of security. Plaintiff was unprepared to deal with this effectively and Jackson offered no respite. Plaintiff took exception and was denied. This sets up a strong possibility for an appeal that VRingo Counsel will consider exploring at a later date based on outcome. Judge Jackson knew this and I'm sure this off guard move is centered around forcing a settlement. Its no mystery that not restarting trading after 3:10 pm EST was not in response to the Court decision as the stock adjusted 3 times during Circuit Breaker events to account for these Court changes. More than likely Google and Vringo are indeed trying to work out an equitable solution an I would expect to see that tomorrow.
    31 Oct 2012, 09:33 PM Reply Like
  • There are no after hours trades. Bad info.
    31 Oct 2012, 10:30 PM Reply Like
  • The longs are just trying to pump it back up to get back any
    1 Nov 2012, 02:10 AM Reply Like
  • From NASDAQ website....Ordered was submitted at 16:36 for 5200 shares at $3.438, then CANCELLED at 17:21
    1 Nov 2012, 08:41 AM Reply Like
  • I see that. I tried to contact the guy but he has nothing listed as far as that aftermkt trading.
    31 Oct 2012, 11:01 PM Reply Like
  • When will SteveKimLaw put another piece out?
    1 Nov 2012, 06:41 AM Reply Like
  • Damages look to be reduced to about $170m by my math.
    1 Nov 2012, 10:40 AM Reply Like
  • just for the past year.
    1 Nov 2012, 10:40 AM Reply Like
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