- Posts by Miranda Y. JonesPartner
Miranda Jones is an intellectual property litigator specializing in patent litigation. Recognized as the Texas Lawyer’s 'Top Woman in IP' in 2018, she has been helping clients navigate complex patent trial and appeal ...
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas (“WDTX”) has one of the largest geographic boundaries of district courts in the nation, with divisions located far west in El Paso, the border area of Del Rio, the bustling metropolis of Austin, the Big Bend area of Alpine, Waco, Midland-Odessa, Pecos, and ...More
Some of the most significant current issues in patent litigation have been percolating for years: patent eligibility, venue, and inter partes review proceedings. In this post, we consider guidance on patent eligibility; recent developments in where patent cases can be properly filed; and insight into ...More
The much-awaited U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Arthrex, Inc. issued on June 21, 2021 and held that PTAB judges’ power to issue final determinations for the executive branch in IPRs was “incompatible” with the mechanism used to appoint them. For those involved in pending IPRs and pending ...More
Over the course of the past year, many trial attorneys in state and federal courts have seen cases effectively stayed by COVID-related delays. COVID hampered in-person discovery and caused courts to re-set jury trial dates. Such disruptions in the timelines of cases are not new to patent litigators, however. Even ...More
There can be no dispute that Texas federal district courts are a favored venue for patent litigants. In 2020, approximately 4,000 patent cases were filed in district courts throughout the country. Of those cases, more than one-third were filed in the four Texas federal districts: the Eastern, Western, Northern ...More
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