Category Archives: Venue

ISPs handling servers are not Google’s agents, venue therefore improper

In Re: Google LLC Docket No. 2019-126 DYK, WALLACH, TARANTO February 13, 2020 Brief Summary: ED TX not the proper venue since Google “had no employee or agent regularly conducting its business” in that district (ISPs handling servers are not … Continue reading

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In re: Micron Technology, Inc.

Docket No. 2017-138 TARANTO, CHEN, HUGHES November 15, 2017 Brief summary: DC denial of Micron’s TC Heartland-based venue objection under FCRP 12(h)(1)(A) vacated and remanded for consideration under the “less bright-line more discretionary framework” of Dietz (US 2016). Summary: Micron … Continue reading

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In Re: Cray Inc.

Docket No. 2017-129 LOURIE, REYNA, STOLL September 21, 2017 Brief summary: Cray was found not to the meet the FC’s venue requirements (e.g., employee’s home office was not a “regular and established place of business”) and the writ of mandamus … Continue reading

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