Texas Rocket Docket's Popularity May Be On Wane

Law360, New York (April 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Three recent rulings may lead plaintiffs to reconsider bringing patent infringement suits in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, once deemed a plaintiff’s paradise.

After Re TS Tech USA Corp. and In Re: Volkswagen I and II made it easier for defendants to transfer cases out of the Eastern District of Texas, many plaintiffs are shopping for alternative venues and revising their litigation strategy as a result.

“Patent plaintiffs are thinking long and hard before filing in the Eastern District of Texas...
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