Supreme Court ruling to send hundreds of cases away from East Texas

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling May 22 tightened the location requirements for U.S. patent litigation, which likely will end the Eastern District of Texas’ long reign as the country’s most prolific host of the cases.

The high court ruled unanimously in favor of TC Heartland, which had asked for a relocation to Indiana of a patent infringement case brought by Kraft Foods in Delaware.

Plaintiffs have long taken advantage of rules that have effectively allowed them to have their pick when it came…

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