Monthly Archives: July 2017

Will Martin Shkreli’s Letter “Hoping to See Four Children Homeless” Send Him to Prison?

Long ago, someone told me to assume everything you write will end up on the front page of the New York Times, and someone else (likely my mother) told me, “if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say … Continue reading

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Don’t Know Who To Sue? Magistrate Judge Toliver Lays Out The Procedure For Obtaining Discovery To Find Out

On July 12, 2017, Magistrate Judge Toliver issued an Order in Mary Kay v. Ayon (available here) detailing how to obtain discovery to determine a defendant’s identity. In the case, Mary Kay (the plaintiff) filed a motion for leave to … Continue reading

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Stuck in Dodge? Can You Challenge Venue In Patent Cases Under TC Heartland If You Previously Failed to Contest Venue?

As I previously noted, the Supreme Court’s recent TC Heartland decision dramatically curtailed where patent holders can sue defendants for infringement. Prior to TC Heartland, under the Federal Circuit’s decisions (dating back to 1990 in VE Holding), patent owners could … Continue reading

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New N.D. Tex. Patent Cases

Here are three more post-TC Heartland N.D. Tex. patent cases: Axcess International v. Transcore (complaint available here); D’Alise v. Straumann (complaint available here) (note: my firm is Dallas counsel for the plaintiff); and Galderma v. Perrigo (complaint available here).

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