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Home Isn’t Where the Servers Are: Federal Circuit Holds that the Presence of Google Servers Does Not Establish Venue

In Re: Google LLC, Appeal No. 2019-126 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 13, 2020)

The Federal Circuit has ordered the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to dismiss or transfer Super Interconnect Techs. LLC v. Google LLC, No. 2:18-CV-00463-JRG for lack of venue, because Google LLC, which contracted with internet service providers (ISPs) within the district to host its servers, had no employee or agent regularly conducting its business there.

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