December 11, 2017
An IP litigation update written by Fitch Even partner Joseph F. Marinelli is featured in the October 2017 issue of Business Law Today, published by the ABA Business Law Section. In the briefing, “Federal Circuit Provides Guideposts for Analyzing Venue for Patent Cases in a Judicial District,” Joe reports how the Federal Circuit, in In re Cray Inc., provided guidance on what constitutes a regular and established place of business under TC Heartland.
To access the article online, please visit the ABA website.
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