Stephen Miller and Matthew Coin, both of Cozen O'Connor's White Collar Defense & Investigations practice, discuss the U.S. Supreme Court in The Legal Intelligencer. Plaintiffs in patent-infringement cases enjoy tremendous discretion in selecting the venue in which they bring suit. The district that receives the most such cases is the Eastern District of Texas. As recently as 2015, this district received 44 percent of all patent-infringement cases filed in the United States. The U.S. Supreme Court is considering a challenge to the venue rules that currently permit this concentration of patent cases.
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