Texas Judge Won’t Transfer Patent Case To California Court
(September 10, 2015, 12:58 PM EDT) -- MARSHALL, Texas — A request by defendants Samsung Electronics Co. (SEC) Ltd. and Apple Inc. to transfer patent infringement allegations to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California was rejected Sept. 9 by a Texas federal judge (ZiiLabs Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., et al., No. 14-203, E.D. Texas.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 119478).
(Decision available. Document #16-150921-017Z.)
According to U.S. Judge Roy S. Payne of the Eastern District of Texas, “a motion to transfer venue should only be granted upon a...