Eastern District of Texas: A Popular Place to Be - Despite a decline of 10 percent in patent litigation filings across the country, the Eastern District of Texas is more popular than ever. With 912 lawsuits filed in the first half of 2014, the Eastern District of Texas saw a 26 percent increase in patent lawsuits being filed. Almost half of these cases were filed by ten plaintiffs. The busiest judge, with more than 860 open patent cases, is Judge Gilstrap in Marshall.
Although still popular among plaintiffs, the Eastern...Read More