Best Ways To Use Patent Venue Discovery After TC Heartland

Law360 (April 27, 2020, 1:53 PM EDT) -- Nearly three years after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Brands LLC,[1] both parties and courts continue to grapple with what it means for a defendant to have a regular and established place of business in a judicial district that is not where a named domestic defendant in a patent infringement case is either incorporated or resides. 

In light of this, venue discovery is an invaluable tool that plaintiffs should seek when defending their choice of venue and that defendants may use to successfully bolster their venue challenge. Under either circumstance, a litigant may use...

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