Transfer Motions in the Eastern District of Texas After Volkswagen and TS Tech

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Two recent appellate decisions have significantly changed the legal landscape regarding motions to transfer patent cases in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. The district’s initial opinions following these appellate decisions suggest that more cases will be transferred from the Eastern District, but that some types of cases — particularly multi-defendant cases with parties that are distributed across the country — may remain. Since the Eastern District has become one of the leading venues for patent litigation, the impact of these rulings could have a major influence on the distribution of patent cases throughout the country.

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