Fed. Circ. Boots MedioStream IP Suit Out Of Texas

Law360, New York (December 3, 2010, 4:41 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has granted a request from Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp., Sony Corp. and other technology companies to force a patent suit against them out of Texas' so-called rocket docket and into federal court in California.

A patent infringement case brought by DVD software maker MedioStream Inc. belongs in the Northern District of California — near most of the tech company defendants — and not the Eastern District of Texas, a three judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit...
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