Groupon Can't Get Peer-To-Peer IP Case Moved Out Of Texas

Law360, Los Angeles (October 3, 2013, 6:53 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge has refused to change the location of digital marketing company Blue Calypso Inc.'s suit claiming Groupon Inc. infringed its patents related to peer-to-peer advertising technology, saying Groupon hadn't proved Illinois would be a more convenient venue. 

In a Sept. 27 ruling, U.S. District Judge Michael H. Schneider found the Northern District of Illinois would not indisputably be a better location to litigate the case than the Eastern District of Texas. Chicago-based Groupon had argued Illinois would be more convenient because most of...
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