IP Litigation Insider—August 2019

August 1, 2019 | Newsletters

Sean Jordan Confirmed as a U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas

The U.S. Senate on July 30, 2019, confirmed Sean D. Jordan as a U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, filling the final vacancy on the court.

Firmwide Managing Partner Wade Cooper noted: “Sean Jordan is an excellent appellate lawyer with an outstanding record. His prior experiences as Texas’ deputy solicitor general, and as a trial lawyer, have prepared him to be an exceedingly effective federal judge. Sean will serve with great distinction.”

Jackson Walker Partners With Advitam IP to Secure Federal Appellate Victory

John Jackson and Matt Acosta secured an appellate victory in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on behalf of Tenax S.p.A., a world leader in the adhesive and stone sector.

Jackson Walker Obtains Successful Federal Circuit Result For Packers Plus

After appellate briefing and oral argument, the Federal Circuit agreed with Packers Plus Energy Services Inc., a worldwide technology solutions company in the energy industry, and confirmed the invalidity of all claims of patent infringement.

Supreme Court Alters the Landscape for Litigating Copyright Infringement Cases

By Emilio Nicolas and Shannon Zmud Teicher

Copyright litigants should take note of two unanimous decisions handed down by the Supreme Court: Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v. Wall-Street.com, LLC, and Rimini Street, Inc. v. Oracle USA, Inc. The opinions are like a set of bookends for how to start a case and what you may recover in the end.

In This Story

John M. Jackson
Partner, Dallas
Emilio B. Nicolas
Partner, Austin
Shannon Zmud Teicher
Partner, Dallas