Welcome to Skilled in the Art, y’all! I’m Law.com IP reporter Scott Graham, and each item in today’s briefing has a connection to the Eastern District of Texas. Yes, despite the effects of TC Heartland, and emerging competition from other Texas judges, ED-Tex still plays an out-sized role in patent litigation. Thanks to an order today from the Federal Circuit, that’s not likely to change any time soon. Read on for details. As always you can email me your thoughts and follow me on Twitter.


Judges Jimmie Reyna, left, and Rodney Gilstrap.

Welcome Back to Marshall, Google!

It’s now official. Patent owners can still sue Google in the Eastern District of TexasTC Heartland or no TC Heartland, for the foreseeable future.

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