In a win for the tech industry, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Wednesday to hear a case that could move patent cases out of the Eastern District of Texas.
The justices said they will hear an appeal filed by drink flavoring company TC Heartland LLC, which is facing patent infringement claims brought by Kraft Food Brands Group LLC. A ruling for TC Heartland could limit patent infringement suits to venues where defendants have a “regular and established place of business” like California, Delaware and New York.
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