Month: November 2015

  • Case of the Day: Graphic Styles v. Men’s Wear Creations

    The case of the day is Graphic Styles/Styles International, LLC v. Men’s Wear Creations (E.D. Pa. 2015). Graphic Styles brought a copyright infringement action against Men’s Wear Creations, a Hong Kong company. It sought to serve Men’s Wear several times by “international certified mail” (in reality, registered mail, not certified mail) at the Hong Kong […]

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    Letters Blogatory wishes a happy Thanksgiving Day to all readers! Credit: Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal

  • Case of the Day: In re Petition of Macquarie Bank

    The case of the day is In re Petition for Judicial Assistance of Macquarie Bank, Ltd. (D. Nev. 2015). Macquarie, an Australian bank, had lent $11 million to Juno Holdings, B.V., a Netherlands Antilles company, in anticipation of an IPO by Juno’s indirect subsidiary, Liberty Financial Pty Ltd. Juno did not repay the loan, and […]

  • Thank you, readers!

    Readers, thanks to those of you who were kind enough to nominate me for the 2015 ABA Journal Blawg 100, the ABA’s listing of the 100 best legal blogs of the year. I’m happy to say that the ABA has put me on the list for the third time in the last four years. There […]

  • Case of the Day: Ezeiruaku v. Bull

    The case of the day is Ezeiruaku v. Bull (3d Cir. 2015). Vincent Ezeiruaku, an American citizen, was detained by two officers of the Metropolitan Police, Dan Bull and David March, while traveling through Heathrow Airport. The officers seized $80,000 he had in his possession, and the UK government held the currency for fourteen months […]