Accused Patent Infringer Asks High Court To Consider Statute Governing Venue

(September 30, 2016, 9:30 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court should consider whether 28 U.S. Code Section 1400(b) is the only provision governing venue in patent infringement actions, an accused patent infringer argues in a Sept. 12 petition, saying the provision is not supplemented by 28 U.S. Code Section 1391(c) (TC Heartland LLC d/b/a Heartland Food Products Group v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, No. 16-341, U.S. Sup.).

(Petition for writ of certiorari available. Document #78-161003-008B.)

The Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 29, 2016, denied a...
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