Fed. Circ. Backup Trend Micro IP Row retention in WDTX

By Jasmin Jackson (May 11, 2022, 4:56 p.m. EDT) — The Federal Circuit will not compel U.S. District Judge Alan Albright to transfer a network provider’s patent lawsuit against Trend Micro Inc. over parental control technology, saying Wednesday that witnesses and evidence are closer to the Western District of Texas courthouse than to California.

The three-judge panel’s order upholds the Texas judge – who has been repeatedly criticized by the Federal Circuit for refusing to transfer patent cases – and upholds his January ruling that refused to move Kajeet Inc’s lawsuit ., claiming that Trend Micro infringed a patent. covering technology for parental controls.

According to the panel, Judge WDTX correctly concluded that…

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