Bringing ANDA Litigation To East Texas

Law360, New York (October 3, 2011, 4:01 PM EDT) -- Patent litigation in the Eastern District of Texas has undergone quite an evolution since the bet-the-company showdown between Hyundai and Texas Instruments Inc. in 1999. With the rise of the Internet came the genesis of software patents. Propelled by technology-savvy judges and local rules facilitating an expedited time to trial, the Eastern District emerged as one of the busiest and most well-known patent dockets in the country around 2005.

Today, practitioners and litigants alike typically associate this district with a particular type of case: the nonpracticing...
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