If you haven’t watched the explanation of Texas in Bernie, you really need to to understand this case.
Venue orders are like police procedurals. You know the characters and plot – you just don’t know what’s going to happen at the end, or what the twists will be.
Moving ’em out.
This case sets out the standards for specific personal jurisdiction and venue in a non-patent IP case.
Yet another licensing agreement involving oil pipe cutting tools gone bad.
Here’s an example of what jurisdictional discovery and the supplemental briefing that it results in looks like.
Judge Albright found that the relevant factors justified transfer.
You can’t make this stuff up. You just can’t.
Judge Albright conducted a phone hearing on a party’s request to stay the case pending their motion to transfer.
And here’s the other one, in which the scope of the term “goathead” is disputed. (Like the earring, dude).