Category Archives: Magistrate Judge Ramirez

President Obama Nominates Three To Serve On The United States District Court For The Northern District of Texas

Yesterday, President Obama nominated Northern District Magistrate Judges Frost and Ramirez to serve as U.S. District Court Judges for the Northern District of Texas. President Obama also nominated James Wesley Hendrix, of the United States’ Attorney’s Office, to serve as … Continue reading

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Magistrate Judge Ramirez Issues Findings, Conclusions and Recommendation On Exceptional Case/Attorney’s Fees Motion

In H-W Technology v. Overstock.com, defendant filed a motion for requesting exception case finding and an award of attorney’s fees. Judge Ramirez recommended the denial of this motion (decision available here). Judge Ramirez’s decision contains a good discussion of the … Continue reading

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FBA to Host Annual Federal Civil Practice Seminar on January 26, 2015 at the Belo

Each year, the Federal Bar Association hosts an annual Federal Civil Practice Seminar, an event that is definitely worth attending. This year’s seminar will be held on Monday, January 26, 2015, at the Belo. Speakers will include Judge Lindsay and … Continue reading

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“Afternoon at the Courthouse” Program to be Held on Thursday, June 19, 2014

On Thursday, June 19, 2014, the Dallas Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Dallas Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers will be sponsoring an “Afternoon at the Courthouse” program at the Federal Courthouse. The program will start at 2:00 … Continue reading

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Magistrate Judge Ramirez Recommends Denial of Domino’s Motion to Transfer Venue

On October 30, 2013, Magistrate Judge Ramirez issued Findings, Conclusions, and Recommendation (available here) in the H-W Technology v. Domino’s Pizza case. Judge Ramirez recommended denying Domino’s motion to transfer venue, ruling that “[c]onsidering the interest of justice issue under … Continue reading

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Magistrate Judge Ramirez Issues Claim Construction Findings in H-W Technology v. Overstock.com

On August 30, 2013, Magistrate Judge Ramirez issued a claim construction recommendation (available here) in H-W Technology v. Overstock.com. Judge Ramirez construed two disputed terms from the patent-in-suit in a thorough claim construction opinion. Judge Ramirez’ findings were subsequently adopted … Continue reading

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Magistrate Judge Ramirez Recommends that Summary Judgment of Invalidity Should be Rendered For Indefiniteness in H-W Technology Case

On August 30, 2013, Magistrate Judge Ramirez issued an opinion (available here) in H-W Technology v. Overstock.com.  Overstock had moved for summary judgment, claiming that two claims of the patent-in-suit were allegedly invalid for indefiniteness. Judge Ramirez agreed. First, Judge … Continue reading

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Free CLE Event With N.D. Tex. Judges — June 27, 2013

The Northern District of Texas has announced that it is offering a free CLE event. Per the Court: All attorneys and support staff are cordially invited to attend the Annual Judiciary Appreciation Luncheon, sponsored by the Federal Bar Association and … Continue reading

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Magistrate Judge Ramirez Recommends that H-W Technology’s Patent Infringement Lawsuit Not Be Dismissed

On May 28, 2013, Magistrate Judge Ramirez issued a ruling (available here) recommending that defendants’ motion to dismiss be denied. Defendants had claimed that H-W Technology’s complaint should be dismissed because its patent was allegedly invalid for combining two statutory classes … Continue reading

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Magistrate Judge Ramirez Issues Important Patent Infringement Contentions Decision

On August 2, 2012, Magistrate Judge Ramirez issued “findings, conclusion, and recommendation” in H-W Technology v. Apple, Inc. et al relating to H-W Technology’s infringement contentions (decision available here).  Defendant Google had filed a motion to strike H-W Technology’s supplemental … Continue reading

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