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Judge refuses to recuse himself in high-profile infringement suit (access required)

Although Cisco Systems, which was sued for patent infringement, argued the trial judge should recuse himself after he discovered his spouse owned shares of Cisco and one of its competitors, the motion was denied because a reasonable person would not conclude that the judge knew of his spouse’s ownership before the proceedings. Background Cisco Systems Inc. has ...