IP insideNews: TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC: Domestic Corporate Residence for Purposes of Patent Venue – AIPLA Newsstand – Powered by Lexology


In TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, 581 U.S. ____ (2017), the Supreme Court held that a domestic corporation “resides” only in its…

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Comments: Texas Eastern District has been known as favorite place of patent infringement plaintiff. Now it may change and bring more suits to other areas. About one third of patent litigation currently have been filed in the Eastern Texas, but those cases are subject to motions to dismiss for for improper venue or motions to transfer to new venue.