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Knobbe Martens

Characterizing Plaintiff’s Actions as Attempts to “Manipulate Venue,” Federal Circuit Orders Transfer of Cases to More Convenient...

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IN RE: SAMSUNG ELECS., CO., LTD. Before Lourie, Dyk, and Reyna.  On Petitions for Writs of Mandamus to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. Summary:  Manipulation of venue through...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

[Webinar] Conversation on Cross-Border IP Protection and Enforcement Session II | Key Issues in Cross-Border Trade Secret...

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Trade secret protection provides an alternative avenue to protect company investments in technology innovation and its marketplace advantage. But not everything that is considered company confidential is necessarily a trade...more

BakerHostetler

[Webinar] One Year of Patent Law in 60 Minutes - February 24th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

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Give us an hour of your time and we will deliver a fun and free CLE with a fast-paced overview on the state of patent law. In their fourth annual webinar, BakerHostetler Partners Michael E. Anderson and Jason F. Hoffman will...more

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January 2021: Federal Circuit Provides Further Guidance on Section 1404 Transfer Analysis

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently provided important new guidance regarding the proper analysis for a 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) motion to transfer venue in patent cases. Specifically, in In re Apple Inc.,...more

Fish & Richardson

[Webinar] Life Sciences | 2020 Year in Review - January 27th, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm ET

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2020 has been referred to as an unprecedented year for the world in so many ways—the pandemic, the California and Washington fires, the racial justice protests and calls to action—but that didn’t stop the Federal Circuit from...more

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

December 2020: Patent Practice in Western District of Texas

This year, the Western District of Texas has become the most popular jurisdiction in the U.S. for patent cases. According to Docket Navigator, as of mid-December 2020, more than 800 cases have been filed in the Western...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Hatch-Waxman Venue Is Further Narrowed

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This week, the Federal Circuit issued an order finding that in cases brought under 35 U.S.C. § 271(e)(2)(A), infringement occurs for venue purposes only in districts where actions related to the submission of an Abbreviated...more

Locke Lord LLP

Federal Circuit Clarifies Hatch-Waxman Venue Question

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On November 5, 2020, the Federal Circuit issued a precedential opinion deciding a patent venue question concerning Hatch-Waxman cases left open after the Supreme Court’s decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Grp. Brands...more

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Federal Circuit Narrows Venue for Patent Infringement Suits Under the Hatch-Waxman Act

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The Federal Circuit Thursday issued a decision that narrows the venue options available to patent owners bringing suit against generic drug manufacturers under the Hatch-Waxman Act. In a unanimous decision, the court held...more

Williams Mullen

[Webinar] CLE Institute - Can They Own That? A Summary of the Biggest Patent and Trademark Cases and Trends of 2020. - October...

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This program will cover important patent and trademark trends and cases in 2020, including: - The Trademark Modernization (TM) Act of 2020 - Counterfeiting: Tiffany v. Costco - Transformation from Generic to Protectable:...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Nota Bene Episode 99: Unpacking the Pendulum of American Patent Policy Then, Now, and Forward with Rob Masters

As we pivot into the next generation of technology for the 21st century, we’re taking a look at the only intellectual property rights to be mentioned in the U.S. Constitution – patents. We’re joined by Rob Masters to explore...more

BakerHostetler

[Webinar] Patent Law: 2019 Year End Review (and 2020 Preview) - February 26th, 12:00 pm ET

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This timely and fast-moving webinar provides insight for business leaders and legal counsel, highlighting many of the significant holdings by the Supreme Court and Federal Circuit in patent cases in 2019 and what issues are...more

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Valeant Pharms. N. Am. LLC v. Zydus Pharms. (USA) Inc.

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BECAUSE PLAINTIFFS FAILED TO SHOW SPECIFICALLY HOW DEFENDANTS COMMITTED ANY ACT OF INFRINGEMENT IN NEW JERSEY—PARTICULARLY BY FILING AN ANDA IN WEST VIRGINIA WITH THE FDA IN MARYLAND—OR THAT ANY FUTURE, INTENDED ACTS WERE A...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

Latest Federal Court Cases - November 2019 #3

PATENT CASE OF THE WEEK - Columbia Sportswear North America, Inc. v. Seirus Innovative Accessories, Inc., Appeal Nos. 2018-1329, et al. (Fed. Cir. Nov. 13, 2019) - This week’s Case of the Week strikes close to home,...more

Mintz - Intellectual Property Viewpoints

ANDA Applicant Dismissed for Lack of Venue Under § 1400(b) as District of New Jersey Departs from its own and the District of...

On August 13, 2019, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, in Valeant Pharmaceuticals N. Am. LLC v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., No. 18-cv-14305, held that venue was not proper in New Jersey over...more

International Lawyers Network

Patent Troll Suits Down, Not Out in 2018

Over the past half-decade, Congress and the courts have made aggressive efforts to curb the worst abuses of the patent system. In 2013, Congress passed the America Invents Act (AIA), which established the Patent Trial and...more

Orrick - Trade Secrets Group

Washington Restricts Use of Non-Competition Agreements

Earlier this year, Washington adopted a new law—Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1450—that places significant restrictions on the enforceability of non-competition agreements. The law applies to “every written or oral...more

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Federal Court for the Western District of Texas Projected to Have About a 100 Percent Increase in Patent Complaints Filed in 2019

This year the District Court for the Western District of Texas is on track to experience almost a 100 percent increase in patent complaints filed compared to 2018. This significant increase is expected to continue into the...more

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Still Open for Discussion: Venue Based on Presence of Servers

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The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit elected not to decide en banc whether servers or similar equipment in third-party facilities constitute a regular and established place of business under the patent venue...more

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Northern District of California Holds That Patent Suit Against Only Foreign Entities Is Permissible Even Where Inclusion of...

A recent order from the Northern District of California in AU Optronics Corporation America v. Vista Peak Ventures, LLC, 4:18-cv-04638 (CAND 2019-02-19) (“AU Optronics”), provides further guidance for patent venue analysis...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

TC Heartland's Impact in 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court decided TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC on May 22, 2017, revitalizing the patent venue st atute. This article reviews the impact of TC Heartland over the past year and a half. ...more

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China IP litigation and prosecution statistics: taking a step back to see the bigger picture.

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According to several recent publications by Chinese governmental authorities, both IP litigation and IP prosecution numbers in China continue to increase significantly. ...more

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Franchised Automobile Dealerships Count as Regular and Established Places of Business for Purposes of Proper Patent Infringement...

In our continuing post-TC Heartland coverage, Judge Rodney Gilstrap of the Eastern District of Texas recently issued an interesting decision regarding the venue analysis for car companies selling into a particular...more

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US: Authorized automobile dealerships drive discussion on patent venue in the Eastern District of Texas

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In May 2017, the Supreme Court tightened the rule for venue over domestic defendants in patent infringement cases finding that, under 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b), venue is proper only “in the judicial district where the defendant...more

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A Sales Agent’s Home Office May Qualify as a Regular and Established Place of Business

In our continued post-TC Heartland coverage, the Southern District of New York recently held that an employee’s home office in New York constituted a “regular and established place of business” in the state as required by the...more

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