Bloomberg Law
Nov. 15, 2021, 8:57 PM

Fed. Cir. Again Hits West Texas Judge Albright on Venue Calls

Perry Cooper
Perry Cooper
Legal Reporter

Atlassian Corp., Alphabet Inc.‘s Google, and Apple Inc. won’t have to fight infringement suits in Waco, Texas, after the Federal Circuit’s issued another round of decisions ordering Judge Alan Albright to relinquish patent cases.

The orders are the latest in a recent series from the Federal Circuit disagreeing with Albright’s analysis of transfer requests.

The companies were all sued in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. Albright denied their motions to send the cases to the the Northern District of California.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit granted the companies’ mandamus ...

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