And here’s the other one, in which the scope of the term “goathead” is disputed. (Like the earring, dude).
This is one of a pair of venue orders from Waco on motions to transfer to Houston
Even the request for venue discovery to try to hold the case in Waco was denied.
This opinion is a good example of application of the “clearly more convenient” standard in practice.
Why would ANYONE want to go to Sherman when they can go to Marshall and see this beautiful courtroom? Words fail me. They failed the Court too.
Judge Albright’s opinion analyzed whether this patent case should be transferred to NDCA.
It may not look like it, but this early 1960s photo marks the implicit beginning of venue in Marshall. So why don’t we look at a case of [i]mplicit venue?
No word whether the Waco Chamber of Commerce is considering this as a motto.
A couple of issues you don’t see often in this venue case, including timeliness and independent contractors.
You and I may not be traveling from Waco to Austin anytime soon, but this case is.