Magistrate Judge Says Patent Litigation Should Remain In Delaware
(August 12, 2016, 10:38 AM EDT) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — A request by a patent infringement defendant to transfer its dispute with a competitor to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas should be denied, a Delaware federal magistrate judge recommended Aug. 11 (Smith International Inc. v. Baker Hughes Inc., No. 16-56, D. Del.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 105481).
(Decision available. Document #16-160815-021Z.)
According to U.S. Magistrate Judge Sherry R. Fallon of the District of Delaware, that the parent corporation of plaintiff Smith International Inc. previously asserted infringement of U.S....