Microsystems' Space Patent Suit Will Stay In Calif.

Law360, New York (August 7, 2009, 6:38 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied the University of Chicago and ARCH Development Corp.'s motion to relocate a patent dispute brought against them in a California court by Expert Microsystems Inc. closer to an Illinois court where two similar cases are being tried.

Judge William B. Shubb handed down his ruling Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, saying that the case did not warrant a change of venue and denying ARCH's motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction.

“Overall, defendants...
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