Fed. Circ. Refuses To Restrict Venue In Patent Cases

Law360, New York (April 29, 2016, 11:07 AM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Friday denied liquid sweetener company TC Heartland LLC’s request for new restrictions on where patent suits can be filed, rejecting an argument that would have effectively barred most suits from the patent hotbed of the Eastern District of Texas.

The Federal Circuit on Friday shot down a bid to restrict venue choices for patent suits. (Credit: Law360)  The appeals court denied TC Heartland’s petition for a writ of mandamus, which urged the court to cast aside a 1990 ruling that patent suits...
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In re: TC Heartland LLC


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16-105

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Appellate - Federal Circuit

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October 23, 2015

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