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United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Waco Division
April 12, 2022, Decided; April 12, 2022, Filed
ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO TRANSFER VENUE UNDER 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a)
Before the Court is Defendants Expedia, Inc. ("Expedia") and Trivago N.V. ("Trivago") (collectively, "Defendants") Motion to Transfer Venue under 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) to the Austin Division. ECF No. 35. Plaintiff Corrino Holdings LLC ("Corrino") filed its Response [*2] (ECF No. 36), and Defendants filed their Reply (ECF No. 39). After careful consideration of the parties' briefs and the applicable law, the Court GRANTS Defendants' Motion to Transfer to the Austin Division.
I. FACTUAL BACKGROUND
Plaintiff Corrino filed this lawsuit accusing Defendants of infringing on U.S. Patent Nos. 6,741,188; 7,716,149; 7,843,332; 7,847,685; 7,958,104; 9,152,734; and 9,262,533 (collectively, the "Asserted Patents"). ECF No. 1. Corrino accuses Expedia of infringing the Asserted Patents through the search functionality on the Expedia.com, Orbitz.com, Travelocity.com, Hotels.com, Cheaptickets.com, HomeAway.com, and Vrbo.com mobile applications. Id.
Corrino is a limited liability company organized under the laws of Texas with its principal place of business at 17330 Preston Rd, Suite 200D, Dallas, Texas, 75252. ECF No. 21 ¶ 1.
Defendant Expedia is a corporation organized under the laws of Washington. Id. ¶ 2. Its principal place of business is at 333 108th Avenue NE, Bellevue, Washington 98004. Id. Expedia and its relevant subsidiaries maintain two offices in Austin. ECF No. 35 a 2. Defendant Trivago is a foreign company organized under the laws of Germany. ECF No 21 ¶ [*3] 3. It is a subsidiary of Expedia. Id.
II. LEGAL STANDARD
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2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 67156 *; 2022 WL 1094621
CORRINO HOLDINGS LLC, Plaintiff vs. EXPEDIA, INC. and TRIVAGO N.V., Defendants
Subsequent History: Motion granted by, Dismissed by In re Expedia, Inc., 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 10768, 2022 WL 1183766 (Fed. Cir., Apr. 21, 2022)
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