Attorneys React To Supreme Court Patent Venue Ruling

Law360, New York (May 22, 2017, 8:52 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday decided in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Brands Group LLC to put tighter restrictions on where patent owners can file infringement lawsuits. Here, attorneys tell Law360 why the decision is significant.

Jonathan Bowser, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

“The court’s decision in TC Heartland will have a significant impact on where patent owners may bring infringement actions against domestic corporations. For most patent owners, venue choices will be limited to the accused corporation’s principal place of business or its state of incorporation. The Eastern District of Texas will likely see a dramatic reduction in...

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