Bloomberg Law
Jan. 6, 2020, 11:00 AM

Law Firms Hang Shingles in Waco Amid Patent Litigation Boom

Matthew Bultman
Matthew Bultman

Gray Reed & McGraw LLP was mulling whether to open an office in Waco, Texas — before the Supreme Court changed venue rules for patent cases and a longtime patent litigator became a federal judge there.

“That really pushed us over the hump, so to speak,” David Henry, who leads the Houston-based firm’s IP litigation practice group, said of the two events.

Gray Reed this month is opening a new office around the corner from the federal courthouse in Waco. The firm is one of several that are building an IP presence in the U.S. District Court for the Western ...

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