Tag: blocking statute

  • Case of the Day Behrens v. Arconic

    The case of the day is Behrens v. Arconic, Inc. (E.D. Pa. 2019). The case arose out of the Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017. The cladding on the building that allegedly exacerbated the fire was manufactured by AAP S.A.S., a French subsidiary of Arconic. In discovery, the plaintiff sought documents that, according to Arconic, were […]

  • Case of the Day: Finjan v. Zscaler

    The case of the day is Finjan, Inc. v. Zscaler, Inc. (N.D. Cal. 2019). It’s from early in 2019, but I missed it when it was issued. The case was a patent dispute. Finjan, a computer security company, sought the production of emails from Tim Warner, a British citizen living in the UK. The emails […]

  • Case of the Day: EFG Bank v. AXA Equitable Life

    The case of the day is EFG Bank AG, Cayman Branch v. AXA Equitable Life Insurance Co. (S.D.N.Y. 2018). The judge had previously denied a motion by EFG, a Swiss bank, for a protective order that would have required AXA to seek discovery of information located in Switzerland via the Hague Evidence Convention. EFG sought […]

  • Case of the Day: Republic Technologies v. BBK Tobacco

    The case of the day is Republic Technologies (NA), LLC v. BBK Tobacco & Foods (N.D. Ill. 2017). Republic sued HBI International for a declaration that HBI had no rights in the RAW trademark or the trade dress for the packaging of its RAW rolling paper, and that Republic’s “Organic Hemp” OCB brand rolling paper […]

  • Case of the Day: Microsoft v. Weidmann Electrical Technology

    The case of the day is Microsoft Corp. v. Weidmann Electrical Technology, Inc. (D. Vt. 2016). Weidmann was a Vermont corporation with offices in St. Johnsbury. Its corporate parent was WICOR Holding AG, a Swiss company that, with its subsidiaries, is a multi-national manufacturer of medical equipment. Weidmann had a licensing agreement with Microsoft that […]