This Blog Was Published Prior To The Supreme Court’s Decision. It Highlighted Errors in The Federal Circuit Precedent and Accurately Predicted The Supreme Court’s Final Decision.
Executive Summary: During the March 2017 session, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments concerning the Federal Circuit’s decision in In re TC Heartland. In that case, the Federal Circuit affirmed its own twenty-five year old precedent that has enabled non-practicing entities (“NPEs”) to readily litigate in patent friendly jurisdictions, such as the Eastern District of Texas and the District of Delaware. Continue reading “NPEs & Forum Shopping: The Supreme Court hears In re TC Heartland”