New West Texas Judge Wants His Patent Suits Fast And Clean

Law360 (October 25, 2019, 8:54 PM EDT) -- Since taking the bench last year, Western District of Texas Judge Alan Albright has piled up about 200 patent cases and indicated Friday that he's hoping to attract even more to his court, touting local rules he said provide clarity and help patent cases get to trial quickly.

Judge Albright wasted no time last year making it known he welcomed patent cases in his Waco courthouse, and he drafted local rules for them shaped by his experience litigating all phases of patent cases, he said Friday at the annual meeting of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

"If you look at any rule...

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