Quoted discussing the potential changes to the patent litigation landscape in the wake of an Order by Western District of Texas (WDTX) Chief Judge Orlando Garcia that going forward new patent cases shall be divided evenly among WDTX justices, thus ending the practice of assigning such cases exclusively to Judge Alan Albright, Washington, DC principal Blair Jacobs said, “Albright's ascendancy did not occur in a month or two months, it took a while.” He added that patent owners may sue in Austin, also in the Western District of Texas, where Judges Lee Yeakel and Robert Pitman have some experience handling patent cases. Read the article here.


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