In Law360, IP Litigators Examine How to Avoid Patent Venue Pitfalls of Remote Work

In The News
June 17, 2020

In Law360, IP litigation partner Matt Rizzolo (Washington, D.C.) explains how companies can avoid patent venue pitfalls while implementing remote working arrangements, both during and after the coronavirus pandemic.

The authors note that companies who have implemented or are considering implementing widespread work-from-home arrangements should utilize certain best practices in order to minimize the chances of subjecting themselves to suit in areas of the country where employees may be working from home, but where the companies would not like to face patent infringement claims – in particular, plaintiff-friendly districts in Texas.