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November 15th, 2017 | Issue 1 Volume 96

Forum Shopping and Patent Law—A Comment on TC Heartland

The Supreme Court addressed rules affecting forum-shopping incentives in three cases during its 2016–2017 term.[1] This Essay focuses on one of those cases—TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC.[2] In TC Heartland, the Court narrowly interpreted the patent venue statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b), to restrict where patentees can file infringement suits. The case […]

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