Venue

  • Texas Welcomes TC Heartland

    … What does the Supreme Court opinion in TC Heartland mean for the business of patent litigation in Texas—particularly the Eastern District of Texas? On first read, TC Heartland seemed to herald the end of the kind of forum–shopping that enabled the Eastern District of Texas to land 40% of all newly filed patent cases. The courts have now begun…

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 12 readers -
  • VENUE FOR SUING PUBLIC PAYMENT BOND

    … 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 -
  • LITTLE KNOWN FLORIDA VENUE STATUTE BENEFITTING RESIDENT CONTRACTORS

    … outside of Florida. Litigating in your home state is probably better than being required to litigate in a foreign jurisdiction. Please contact David Adelstein at dma@kirwinnorris.com or (954) 759-0026 or (407) 740-6600 if you have questions or would like more information regarding construction defects or venue provisions in construction contracts. You can follow David Adelstein on Twitter @DavidAdelstein1 and Facebook at Florida Construction Legal Updates …

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 18 readers -
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