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Patent trollers dealt setback by SCOTUS

The Supreme Court has made the practice of "patent trolling" more difficult in a May 22, 2017, ruling on how to interpret the patent venue laws. In TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Branch LLC, the justices held that the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which handles all patent appeals, has been using the wrong standard since 1990 to decide where a patent lawsuit can be brought.

Wagner v. EMC Mortgage Corporation

The Fifth District California Court of Appeal held that the Notice of Servicing Transfer Requirements of RESPA and Regulation X were violated when the notice was mailed to the address shown on the note and deed of trust and not to the current addr


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