Apple, Sirius Lose Bid To Transfer MP3 Patent Suit

Law360, New York (February 12, 2010, 4:10 PM EST) -- A federal judge in Texas has refused to transfer a lawsuit accusing Apple Inc., Sirius XM Radio Inc. and two others of infringing a patent for an audio program player and playback system technology to Massachusetts, ruling that plaintiff Personal Audio LLC is based in Texas while none of the defendants has a presence in the other state.

Judge Ron Clark of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas denied the change of venue motion from Apple, Sirius and fellow defendants Coby Electronics...
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