Day: May 23, 2018

Pick Your Registered Agent Carefully

Domestic companies incorporated in the state of Texas (and other multi-judicial district states) accused of patent infringement have an additional tool in their venue arsenal. The Federal Circuit ruled last week in In re BigCommerce that a domestic company incorporated in a state having multiple judicial districts (such as Texas) “resides” for purposes of the patent venue statute only in the single district within that state where it maintains a principal place of business, and if it does not