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Posts tagged “Agent for service

Case of the Day: Kelly v. Vesnaver

Posted on April 24, 2017

The case of the day is Kelly v. Vesnaver (E.D.N.Y. 2017). The case involved a dispute about alleged conversion and breach of fiduciary duty relating to the plaintiff’s Chinese bonds. The plaintiff served process by delivering the documents to a PO box at a UPS Store in Florida. Several of the defendants were residents of the UK, and they moved to quash the service of process. The plaintiff claimed that one of the defendants (an American) had, in an email, authorized the plaintiff to serve process on all of the defendants at the UPS Store, though this was disputed.

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Case of the Day: Sobek Therapeutics v. SVADS Holdings

Posted on November 12, 2014

The case of the day is Sobek Therapeutics, LLC v. SVADS Holdings SA (M.D. Fla. 2014). The dispute revolved around rights to the NUPRIN mark. NUPRIN had previously been a brand name for ibuprofin, an over-the-counter pain medicine. Sobek sued SVADS seeking a declaratory judgment of noninfringement of the mark. SVADS, a Swiss firm, moved to dismiss for insufficient service of process.

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Case of the Day: Carney v. Beracha

Posted on March 19, 2014

The case of the day is Carney v. Beracha (D. Conn. 2014). Carney was the court-appointed receiver for Highview Point Partners, LLC. The court had appointed him as receiver in connection with an enforcement action by the Securities and Exchange Commission against Francisco Illarramendi for alleged violation of the federal securities laws. Carney, once appointed, filed actions against Moris Beracha and Bradleyville, Ltd., among others, to recover property for the purpose of distributing it to the victims of the fraud Illarramendi is alleged to have committed.

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