Monthly Archives: May 2017

RIP Patent Rocket Docket of the Eastern District of Texas

On Monday, May 22, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) killed the rule of civil procedure that allowed plaintiffs to bring their patent law suits to the plaintiff-friendly courts of the federal Eastern District of Texas. TC Heartland sought to transfer the patent infringement suit filed in Delaware federal court by Kraft Foods Group […]

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My 13th Anniversary in the Law

Today, May 4, 2017 is my 13th anniversary of being admitted to my first bar — the Texas Bar. Another year has flown by, and I still hold myself out as a lawyer. (See my post from last year, my 12th anniversary.) This last year has taught me again that lawyering is not an easy job. It […]

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