The US Supreme Court reversed a 27 year-old ruling Monday that had allowed great freedom for plaintiffs in their choice of venues for intellectual property disputes. The high-anticipated ruling threatens to put a damper—if not an end—to the thriving intellectual property “rocket docket” in the Eastern District of Texas. Last year, nearly four in every ten IP lawsuits filed were filed in the EDTX. But lingering questions about the high court ruling in TC Heartland v. Kraft leave some really smart lawyers wondering if it changes anything at all. Read their perspectives in
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