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).
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.