Some experts have predicted that filings in the EDTX
will decrease by roughly 70% (about 1,000 fewer cases per year), with the majority of those cases instead being filed in Delaware or the Northern District of California--home to many frequent patent infringement defendants.
Many neutralizing mAbs against PA have been developed and utilized in clinical trials , as PA shares the common part of LeTx and EdTx
. However, the neutralization effect may become invalid against mutant strains of Bacillus anthracis .
On 31 October 2007 WiLAN initiated litigation in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (EDTX
) against 22 companies, including laptop computer and router suppliers, alleging infringement of certain patents owned by the company, including its US Patent Nos.