Judge Can’t File Brief In Patent Case Venue Row: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (September 22, 2017, 4:11 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Friday denied a request from a district court judge who wanted to respond to an appeal of his decision to keep a patent lawsuit against Micron Inc. in Massachusetts following the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent TC Heartland ruling.

U.S. District Judge William G. Young in Boston filed an unusual motion last week asking the appeals court for permission to address Micron Inc.’s mandamus petition challenging his ruling that TC Heartland was not a change in the law.

The judge said the petition...
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