Fed. Circ. Denies Hughes' Bid To Move Patent Suit From EDTX

By Matthew Bultman (July 25, 2017, 3:51 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Monday denied a bid from Hughes Network Systems LLC to transfer a patent suit out of the Eastern District of Texas but hinted it might not agree with the growing consensus among district courts that the U.S. Supreme Court's TC Heartland decision was not a change in the law.

The appeals court denied Hughes' petition for a writ of mandamus, in which the satellite broadband company argued a lawsuit brought by Elbit Systems of America LLC should be sent to Maryland in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision putting limits on where patent suits can be...

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