DISH Seeks Federal Circuit Review of Judge Albright Transfer Denial After Motion Languished for Nearly One Year

  • May 31, 2021
  • Category: In Case You Missed It

The Federal Circuit has just received yet another mandamus petition challenging District Judge Alan D. Albright’s handling of a convenience transfer motion (2021-0148). On May 28, DISH sought the appellate court’s review of an April 20 decision declining to transfer a case filed by Broadband iTV, Inc. (6:19-cv-00716) to Colorado, which Judge Albright handed down nearly a year after the defendant filed its motion. The company’s petition notes the procedural impact of that delay and objects to the court’s analysis on a variety of substantive issues, many of which the Federal Circuit has previously flagged in reversals of other transfer rulings from Judge Albright.

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