Today, through a unanimous decision of the Court delivered by Justice Thomas (with the exception of Justice Gorsuch who took no part in the consideration or decision of the case),
Continue Reading The U.S. Supreme Court Reverses the Federal Circuit in TC Heartland and Rules that “Residence” in Patent Venue Statute Means Only the State of Incorporation

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Sue L. Robinson in Versata Software, Inc., et al. v. Callidus Software Inc., Civil Action  No. 12-931-SLR (D.Del., May 16, 2013), the Court denied the motion to transfer venue to the Northern District of California of defendant Callidus Software Inc. (“Callidus”). The Court also denied Callidus’ motion to dismiss. Id. at *10. 

A complete copy of the Memorandum Opinion is attached.
 Continue Reading Judge Robinson Denies Motion to Transfer Venue of Versata’s Patent Infringement Action Against Callidus

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in Human Genome Sciences, Inc. v. Genentech, Inc., et al., C.A. No. 11-082-LPS (D.Del., July 18, 2011), the Court granted the motion of defendants, Genetech, Inc. and City of Hope, to transfer venue of three actions filed against them in the District of Delaware by plaintiff, Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (“HGS”), to the Central District of California. Id. at 1. The transferred actions involve claims asserted by HGS against defendants for declaratory judgment, antitrust and Lanham Act violations, and state tort claims based on two patents co-owned by defendants: U.S. Patent No. 6, 331,415 (the “Cabilly II patent”) and U.S. Patent No. 7,923,221 (the “Cabilly III patent”). Id.

A complete copy of the Memorandum Opinion is attached hereto.
 Continue Reading Judge Stark Grants Defendants’ Motion to Transfer Venue to Central District of California

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Gregory M. Sleet in Apple Inc., et al. v. High Tech Computer Corp., et al., Civil Action Nos. 10-166-GMS and 10-167-GMS (D.Del.

Continue Reading Chief Judge Sleet Denies HTC Corp.’s Motion To Transfer Venue to Northern District of California