Month: November 2017

  • Case of the Day: Noco Co. v. Shenzen Dika Na’Er E-Commerce Co.

    The case of the day is Noco Co. v. Shenzen Dika Na’Er E-Commerce Co. (N.D. Ohio 2017). Noco sued Shenzen Dika, a Chinese company, for patent infringement. The claim was that the defendant was selling infirnging products on Amazon. Noco “attempted to ascertain a physical address, email address or other contact information by searching Defendants […]

  • Case of the Day: Moore v. Toyota

    The case of the day is Moore v. Toyota Motor Corp. (E.D. La. 2017). It’s a simple case, but judge Sarah Vance gets everything right. The plaintiff, Robert Moore, alleged that his Toyota Corolla had a defective airbag, and that he was injured by the airbag when he was involved in an accident in 2016. […]

  • Thank You, Readers!

    Thank You, Readers!

    Readers, I’m happy to announce that the ABA has recognized Letters Blogatory as one of the 50 best law blogs for 2017. I’m grateful especially to you for your support and in many cases your friendship. I couldn’t do it without you! I would also like to thank my colleagues at Murphy & King for […]

  • Case of the Day: Vuillermin v. Mitsubishi

    The case of the day is Vuillermin v. Mitsubishi Electric Europe BV (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2017). Christophe Vuillermin, a Frenchman, was convicted of fraud in France. After he completed his prison term, Vuillermin “absconded,” ending up in Miami. The victim of the fraud, Mitsubishi, brought a civil claim in connection with the criminal case […]

  • Case of the Day: EFF v. Global Equity Management

    The case of the day is EFF v. Global Equity Management (SA) Pty Ltd., (N.D. Cal. 2017). No, you are not experiencing déjà vu— this is the same case we saw on Wednesday. As you will recall, Global Equity had gotten an injunction against the Electronic Frontier Foundation in a South Australian court requiring EFF […]