- Winston & Strawn’s WacoWatch blog covered the updates here.
- The Waco Patent Litigation Updates blog covered them here and here.
- Michael C. Smith of the Eastern District of Texas Blog covered them here and here (subscription required).
- Law360 covered them here (subscription required).
- Bloomberg Law covered them here (subscription required).
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In other news:
- Of great importance to an ongoing district court litigation is whether the PTAB decides to institute a parallel inter partes review. Brenton R. Babcock and Tyler R. Train of Womble Bond Dickinson have undertaken a statistical analysis of the circumstances under which the PTAB has declined to institute IPRs based on the discretionary factors set forth in NHK Spring Co. v. Intri-Plex Techs., Inc. and Apple Inc. v. Fintiv, Inc.: An Initial Statistical Analysis of the PTAB’s Recent “NHK-Fintiv Factor” Institution Decisions
- Bijal Vakil and Henry Y. Huang of White & Case published an analysis of potential defense strategies that parties sued in the Waco Division might pursue: A new “rocket docket” for patent litigation in the US: Successful defense strategies for Taiwanese businesses
- Paul Gugliuzza continued his examination of the Waco Division over at Patently-O, focusing on the Federal Circuit’s September 22 oral argument on a mandamus petition relating to the Court’s prior denial of Apple’s motion to transfer under 28 U.S.C. § 1404: The Federal Circuit, Judge Shopping, and the Western District of Texas. (This blog previously covered the Waco Division’s approach to Section 1404 convenience transfers here.)
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