How NOT to try a patent case: Troll slain by Fed Circ:
The misdeeds of Eon-Net and its lawyer, according to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, ranged from the bedrock violation of bringing the case in bad faith to litigation misconduct like routinely disposing of documents and presenting the court with misleading evidence. Eon-Net's principal, Mitchell Medina, had a wholly-contemptuous attitude toward litigation. According to the Federal Circuit ruling, Medina said his corporate-document retention policy, for instance, was simply not to retain documents. 'I don't save anything so I don't have to look,' he said.