maria luz calibo
Sep 26, 2011

Speed of federal court draws big cases to Norfolk | |

First eBay got hit with a $35 million patent judgment. Then a jury found that Verizon had its hands in the patent cookie jar. Damages awarded: $115 million. Now Twitter and AOL face similar patent infringement lawsuits in the Norfolk federal court. The Eastern District of Virginia has become a favored venue for patent litigation. The Norfolk federal court, one of four in the district, has been assigned some of the bigger-name cases.