This pair of orders reflects an interesting turn of events in what had been fairly routine venue dispute.
An Austin jury entered a verdict against Meta (fka Facebook & Instagram).
A Marshall jury in Judge Gilstrap’s court returned a verdict in the latest USAA case, which saw infringement claims going both ways.
Judge Albright has also modified his standing order on pretrial procedures in civil cases to require attorneys to use JARVIS. Or is it JERS? Anyway, something very techie.
Judge Albright updated his order governing proceedings in patent cases.
Had the pleasure of attending the Malpractice, Premises & Products PJC committee as Board liaison this morning. Why should practitioners focusing on federal claims care about this?
Nice article by Dani Kass in Law360 this morning on the new legal thriller by Joey Hartstone about a local counsel in patent cases in Marshall. Link for subscribers here.
Judge Payne recommended that the defendant’s 101 motion be denied.
At 62 pages, it’s a thorough analysis of many common issues.
Only 15 pages for this one. One “plain & ordinary” out of five.