WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments to determine whether patent infringement actions should be restricted to judicial districts where a defendant lives or where the infringement occurred.
AUSTIN – The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of M&F Worldwide Corp. and others in their jurisdictional claim against a subsidiary of Pepsi-Cola Metropolitan Bottling Co. Inc., which relates to a previously settled covert asbestos case in New York.
DALLAS – A federal court in Texas denied U.S. Chamber of Commerce and business groups’ requests for emergency motions, which would have blocked a federal judiciary rule that requires financial professionals to act in their clients’ best interests when recommending investments products.
BEAUMONT – A Texas appeals court dismissed a couple’s case involving Montgomery County’s order that makes it illegal to discharge firearms in unincorporated areas due to a subject-matter jurisdiction issue.
AUSTIN, TX -The Trump administration’s move to rescind Obama-era transgender students’ protections, which allows them to use bathrooms and facilities in public schools that correspond with their gender identities, has the Texas attorney general feeling hopeful.