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Federal Circuit Declines to Spur West Texas Judge in Patent Fight

May 25, 2021, 7:40 PM

Bose Corp. couldn’t convince the Federal Circuit to intervene as it waits for a West Texas judge to decide whether a patent suit against it can go forward in the district.

Bose asked U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas Judge Alan Albright in December to either dismiss Koss’ infringement suit or transfer the case to the District of Massachusetts. Bose argues venue is improper in West Texas.

Albright has not ruled on Bose’s motion. The headphone maker filed a mandamus petition earlier this month, asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to order Albright ...