IP Litigation Insider—July 2009

July 6, 2009 | Newsletters

Top Ten Driving Songs of East Texas

By Bob Latham

Imagine you are driving the roads of East Texas, near Marshall, Tyler, Texarkana, Lufkin, Beaumont and/or places in between. Imagine you have just finished your trial or hearing or, more miraculously, you are on the way to your trial or hearing and are so well prepared that you have a chance to enjoy some music. What would be geographically appropriate for your playlist? To get you started, I have assembled a playlist of the Top Ten Driving Songs of East Texas.

Patentable Subject Matter: U.S. Supreme Court to Review Bilski

By Chris Rourk

On June 1, 2009, the Supreme Court granted certiorari for one of the most significant patent cases ever decided by the Federal Circuit, the October 30, 2008, decision in In re Bilski. The issue: what constitutes patentable subject matter?

Motions to Stay Patent Cases Pending the Completion of Reexaminations by the Patent and Trademark Office

By Russ Meyer

Notwithstanding predictions of its demise arising out of the TS Tech and In Re: Volkswagen decisions, the Eastern District of Texas continues to be a popular venue for patent infringement cases. Like motions to transfer, requests for reexamination of the patents-in-suit and motions to stay the litigation pending reexamination are also gaining popularity in the Eastern District.

In This Story

Robert P. Latham
Partner, Dallas
Russ Meyer
Of Counsel, Dallas
Christopher J. Rourk
Partner, Dallas