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Google Slams Texas Court Order Nixing Venue Swap In IP Spat

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Google Slams Texas Court Order Nixing Venue Swap In IP Spat

Law360 (August 5, 2020, 10:02 PM EDT) — Google LLC this week urged the Federal Circuit to overturn an Eastern District of Texas order finding that servers are agents of a company that can be used to establish venue, slamming the decision as a misconstruction of the law and requesting a transfer of the patent litigation to California.

Patent holding company Personalized Media Communications LLC, which is suing Google and Netflix for allegedly infringing its video streaming patents, has argued that Google’s servers sitting on third-party shelves are agents. Machines programmed by Google consent to being controlled as an agent by “performing the actions Google tells them to,” PMC said…

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