Month: March 2015

  • Case of the Day: Folex Golf v. O-TA Precision Industries

    The case of the day is Folex Golf Industries, Inc. v. O-TA Precision Industries Co. (9th Cir. 2015). Folex broght an action against O-TA in the Cenral District of California. O-TA argued that a Chinese default judgment against Folex, in an action against Folex brought by the Luoyang Ship Material Research Institute, would have collateral […]

  • Ghostwriting the Lago Agrio Judgment: The New Forensic Evidence

    The indefatigable Doug Cassel is back with a pro-Chevron look at Ecuador’s forensic evidence regarding the judgment ghostwriting allegation in the Lago Agrio case. It’s fair to say the evidence is equivocal—both sides have a case to make. Here is Ecuador’s new brief addressing Chevron’s arguments: I hope to have an Ecuador advocate give Letters […]

  • Lago Agrio: The Egg Has Landed

    I titled my last post on the dust-up between MCSquared and Sharon Stone “Lago Agrio: Someone’s Going To Have Egg On His Face.” The gist was that Stone gave notice that she intended to seek dismissal of MCSquared’s suit against her on the grounds that the relevant contract contained an agreement to arbitrate. MCSquared claimed […]

  • Case of the Day: Soft Line S.p.A. v. Italian Homes, LLC

    The case of the day is Soft Lines S.p.A. v. Italian Homes, LLC (N.C. Super. Ct. 2015). Soft Line Sued Angelo Calculli, an Italian national, and Italian Homes, LLC, a North Carolina limited liability company, among others. Mr. Calculli was manager of Italian Homes. Like FRCP 4(f)(3), the North Carolina rules of civil procedure permit […]

  • Case of the Day: AngioDynamics v. Biolitec

    The case of the day is AngioDynamics, Inc. v. Biolitec AG (1st Cir. 2015). Actually, there are two cases of the day. In one, the First Circuit affirmed the default judgment against my favorite contemnor, Wolfgang Neuberger, and others, as a sanction for failing to participate in discovery. I’m not going to cover that one. […]