Federal Circuit Finds Presence Of Google’s Cache Servers In The Eastern District Of Texas Does Not Justify Venue
On February 13, 2020, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) granted a writ of mandamus, ordering the Eastern District of Texas (“EDTX”) to dismiss or transfer the patent infringement suit filed there against Google LLC (“Google”). In re Google LLC, No. 2019-126, __ F.3d __ (Fed. Cir. Feb, 13, 2020). Applying In re Cray, CAFC found that the EDTX lacked venue under the 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b).