'Rocket Dockets' Gaining On Popular E. Texas Court

Law360, New York (February 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has become the most popular court in the U.S. for patent lawsuits, but the wait time for a trial has increased from under one year to about two years. As a result, other venues are being used by plaintiffs that want their cases decided as soon as possible.

According to various attorneys around the country, the Western District of Wisconsin and the Eastern District of Virginia are currently the best examples of IP “rocket dockets,” with...
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