Category Archives: Judge McBryde

Judge McBryde Tosses Purported Class Action Against Texas Wesleyan and Texas A&M

On January 14, 2016, Judge McBryde entered an Order (available here) that dismissed the first amended complaint filed by plaintiffs in a purported class action lawsuit against Texas Wesleyan and Texas A&M. Plaintiffs, graduates of Texas Wesleyan School of Law, … Continue reading

Posted in Judge McBryde | Comments Off on Judge McBryde Tosses Purported Class Action Against Texas Wesleyan and Texas A&M

Judge McBryde Finds That An Amended Complaint Filed While Motion to Dismiss Is Pending Moots Motion to Dismiss

Judge McBryde made clear, in an November 10, 2015 Order (available here), that when a motion to dismiss is pending and the plaintiff amends its complaint, the motion to dismiss becomes moot: “So that there will be no confusion, i.e., … Continue reading

Posted in Judge McBryde | Comments Off on Judge McBryde Finds That An Amended Complaint Filed While Motion to Dismiss Is Pending Moots Motion to Dismiss

Judge McBryde Issues Indefiniteness Opinion In Invue v. Hangzhou

In his Order Rejecting Defendants’ Remaining Indefiniteness Claims (available here), Judge McByrde rejected the accused infringer’s claim that certain claim terms were indefinite. In resolving the assertion, Judge McBryde applied the recently articulated indefiniteness standard in the Supreme Court’s Nautilus … Continue reading

Posted in Judge McBryde | Comments Off on Judge McBryde Issues Indefiniteness Opinion In Invue v. Hangzhou

Judge McBryde Precludes Expert Testimony In Invue v. Hangzhou

Judge McBryde issued an Order (available here) in Invue v. Hangzhou. The Court concluded that, with respect to an expert whose report “provides virtually none of the information required by Rule 26(a)(2)(B)(i),” such expert would not be permitted to serve … Continue reading

Posted in Judge McBryde | Comments Off on Judge McBryde Precludes Expert Testimony In Invue v. Hangzhou

Breaking News: Arlington Man Charged With Trying To Hire A Hit Man To Kill Judge McBryde

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram is reporting that an Arlington man in federal custody has been charged with attempting to hire a hit man to kill Judge McBryde. The man had been scheduled to start trial on Monday for allegedly filing … Continue reading

Posted in Judge McBryde, N.D. Tex. News | Comments Off on Breaking News: Arlington Man Charged With Trying To Hire A Hit Man To Kill Judge McBryde

Judge McBryde Denies Joint Motion for “Brief” Continuance of Trial Date

On August 1, 2012, Judge McBryde entered an Order in JP Morgan Chase v. Hicks (available here) denying the parties’ joint motion for a “brief” continuance of trial date.  JP Morgan Chase, Hicks, HSG Sports Group, and Jacobs had asked … Continue reading

Posted in Judge McBryde, Northern District Practice Tips | Comments Off on Judge McBryde Denies Joint Motion for “Brief” Continuance of Trial Date

Judge McBryde’s Standing Order Prohibiting Electronic Filing

We previously noted that Judge McBryde does not allow electronic filing in any of his cases.  We’ve attached his Standing Order prohibiting electronic filing here.  This Standing Order, when entered in Judge McBryde’s cases, trumps Local Rule 5.1(e)’s general requirement … Continue reading

Posted in Judge McBryde, Northern District Practice Tips | Comments Off on Judge McBryde’s Standing Order Prohibiting Electronic Filing

Was It $150,000 in Ones? Strip Club Owner Indicted in the Northern District of Texas For Attempted Hit on Mayor of Arlington

Dallas Morning News is reporting that Ryan Grant, an Arlington strip club owner (of Flashdancer), was indicted in the Northern District of Texas after attempting to pay Mexican hit men $20,000 to kill Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck and a Dallas-based … Continue reading

Posted in Judge McBryde, N.D. Tex. News, New Lawsuits Filed | Comments Off on Was It $150,000 in Ones? Strip Club Owner Indicted in the Northern District of Texas For Attempted Hit on Mayor of Arlington

Fifth Circuit Vacates Judge McBryde’s Triple Tee Golf Sanctions Order

Last February, we blogged about Judge McBryde’s 114-page Triple Tee Golf opinion sanctioning several attorneys (and their client) for allegedly violating Rule 11.  We just noticed that the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, in an unpublished opinion from April 2011 … Continue reading

Posted in Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge McBryde, Sanctions | Comments Off on Fifth Circuit Vacates Judge McBryde’s Triple Tee Golf Sanctions Order

American Eurocopter Granted Summary Judgment of Non-Infringement in Northern District of Texas Patent Infringement Case

On February 25, 2011, Judge McBryde granted summary judgment of non-infringement in favor of American Eurocopter in a patent infringement case brought by Textron Innovations.  The patent-in-suit claims technology relating to helicopter landing gear assembly.  Judge McBryde’s opinion is available … Continue reading

Posted in Judge McBryde | Comments Off on American Eurocopter Granted Summary Judgment of Non-Infringement in Northern District of Texas Patent Infringement Case