Wal-Mart Can't Move Web Patent Suit From Texas To Calif.

Law360, Los Angeles (September 29, 2016, 7:48 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Thursday denied Wal-Mart's bid to switch the venue of a patent infringement suit brought against it by a technology developer regarding the retail giant's website to California, saying it failed to show a Golden State district was a "clearly more convenient" forum.

The order comes in Eolas Technologies Inc.'s infringement suit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. over allegations its website, Walmart.com, infringes claims of U.S. Patent Number 9,195,507 through the interactive pages and content, the software that displays content in an interactive way and the computer server that hosts the content.

Ruling on Wal-Mart's bid to move...

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