judgment as a matter of law

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A motion for directed verdict is a motion asking the court to issue a directed verdict.

This motion is made before a case is submitted to the jury, and argues that no reasonable jury could find for the opposing party.

Either the...


Unitherm Food Systems ("Unitherm"), a manufacturer and supplier of food processing machinery, sued Swift-Eckrich, doing business as ConAgra Refrigerated Foods ("ConAgra"), for defrauding the Patent Office, misrepresenting itself to Unitherm, improperly...