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.”
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.
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.
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.