October 5, 2017

The Federal Circuit Clarifies Venue for Patent Suits

The Federal Circuit has rejected the Eastern District of Texas’ test for establishing venue in a patent infringement suit. After the US Supreme Court’s holding in TC Heartland which drastically restricted the permissible venues for patent litigation from anywhere in […]
July 6, 2017

Texas Judge Recognizes Four-Factor Test for for Determining Regular and Established Place of Business

In the wake of TC Heartland and the tightening venue restrictions placed on patent suits, U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap of the Eastern District of Texas created a four-factor test for venue stating that the lack of a physical place […]