Almost 30% of patent infringement lawsuits from 2014 were filed in one district – the Eastern District of Texas (EDTX) – with 20% of the total cases going to District Judge Rodney Gilstrap. Known for its plaintiff-friendly jury pool and large awards to Non-Practicing Entities, the EDTX has encouraged litigants from throughout the country to seek venue there on the most attenuated of grounds. With recent moves in the United States House of Representatives, however, change may be on the horizon.
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In addition to Thriving Attorney, Darin M. Klemchuk is founder of Klemchuk LLP, a litigation, intellectual property, and transactional law firm located in Dallas, Texas. He also co-founded Project K, a charity devoted to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time. Click to read more about Darin Klemchuk's practice as an intellectual property lawyer.