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A Cautionary Tale Regarding Forum Selection

March 28, 2018

Written by John C. Alemanni and Michael T. Morlock

A Cautionary Tale Regarding Forum Selection,” Kilpatrick Townsend Post-Grant Proceedings Blog, March 28, 2018.

In a recent Northern District of California case, the Court granted a restraining order requiring the defendant to dismiss a set of PTAB petitions. Dodocase VR, Inc. v. Merchsource, LLC, et al., No. 17-cv-07088-EDL (N.D. Cal.). The defendant previously licensed the challenged patents, and the license agreement contained a no-challenge provision and a forum selection clause. More...


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