Comparing Demographic Characteristics for Key Patent Venues Post-TC Heartland

We’re Not in East Texas Anymore… The Eastern District of Texas has already experienced a significant decline in patent case filings since the May 2017 United States Supreme Court decision, TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Groups Brands. Researchers trace this decline, and report that Delaware and California are likely to see a significant increase […]

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Demographic Portrait of the Jury Pool in the District of Delaware

The jury pool for the District Court of Delaware is differs from other key patent venues and has a significant population of African Americans. Compared to venues in the Northern and Central Districts of California, the District of Delaware has a somewhat strong Republican base. However, compared to the Eastern District of Texas, the District’s […]

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