• Texas Welcomes TC Heartland

    … sufficient to overcome a waiver of the venue issue if not raised and preserved properly. That was the conclusion of judges in both the Northern District of Texas (iLife Techs., Inc. v. Nintendo of Am., Inc., 3:13–cv–4987 (N.D. Tex. June 27, 2017)) and Eastern District (Elbit Sys. Land v. Hughes Network Sys. LLC, 2:15–cv–37 (E.D. Tex. June 20, 2017…

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 12 readers -

    … Public payment bonds (excluding FDOT payment bonds) are governed under Florida statute s. 255.05. As it pertains to venue—the location to sue a public payment bond–the statute provides in relevant portion: (5) In addition to the provisions of chapter 47, any action authorized under this section may be brought in the county in which…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 14 readers -
  • Supreme Court May Take Its Chance To End Forum Shopping

    … significant. The Federal Circuit has taken a broad interpretation that allows an accused infringer to be sued in any judicial district that has personal jurisdiction over that defendant. That interpretation is at odds with the language and history of the special venue statute for patent cases, which was enacted to limit where patent cases could…

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 13 readers -
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