March 30, 2016 – On March 26, 2016, Judge Roy S. Payne of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted Cook Medical LLC’s motion to transfer venue from the Eastern District of Texas to the Southern District of Indiana because witness convenience and availability of compulsory process favored transfer. The patent at issue is U.S. Patent No. 6,551,327, entitled “Endoscopic Stone Extraction Device with Improved Basket.” The case is captioned Stone Basket Innovations LLC v. Cook Medical LLC, Case No. 2:15-cv-464 (E.D. Tex.).
By: Giancarlo L. Scaccia