Litigating Patent Infringement Cases In The Eastern District Of Virginia

Law360, New York (October 23, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As the headline-grabbing cases it has hosted in recent years confirm, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (the “Eastern District”) is a popular forum for high-technology patent lawsuits.

NTP v. RIM, which ended in a $612 million settlement by the makers of the popular BlackBerry device, eBay v. MercExchange, which the Supreme Court recently decided, and the well-publicized duel between Rambus Corp. and Infineon AG, are just three recent examples of notable patent cases in the Eastern District.

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