Fed. Circ. Moves Fiber Optics Suit To Northern Texas

Law360, New York (March 23, 2011, 6:48 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit ruled Wednesday that a federal court in Texas erred when it denied transfer of a patent suit against Verizon Services Corp., AT&T Corp. and Qwest Communications Corp. to another district in the state.

In granting the defendants' petition for writ of mandamus, a three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that it could not “discern a supportable basis” for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas' finding that its handling of a prior case...
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