Companies being sued for patent infringement just got a get-out-of-the-Eastern-District-of-Texas-rocket-docket-for-free card, thanks to an en banc ruling from the 5th Circuit. Although the case has nothing to do with patent law, the circuit's decision will have big implications for the flood of infringement suits regularly filed in what has come to be known as the country's most plaintiff-friendly venue.
5th Circuit Ruling Shoots Down IP Rocket Docket
October 14, 2008
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