Tag: blocking statute

  • Case of the Day: In re Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation

    The case of the day is In re Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation (E.D.N.Y. 2012). The decision does not give details of the underlying dispute, though the title of the case (a multi-district litigation consolidated in the Eastern District of New York) pretty much says it all. The issue was whether the defendant, Société […]

  • Case of the Day: TruePosition v. LM Ericsson Telephone Co.

    The case of the day is TruePosition, Inc. v. LM Ericsson Telephone Co. (E.D. Pa. 2012). TruePosition is in the business of “developing and marketing high accuracy location products that operate over cellular telecommunications networks.” TruePosition sued three firms, LM Ericsson Telephone Co., Qualcomm, Inc., and Alcatel-Lucent USA, Inc., for violating the Sherman Act by […]

  • Case to Watch: Linde v. Arab Bank

    H/T to Alison Frankel for the pointer to the oral arguments in Linde v. Arab Bank plc, which was heard in the Second Circuit earlier this week. The case is timely in light of the recent ABA resolution on Aérospatiale and foreign data protection laws. The claim in the case is the the Arab Bank, […]

  • ABA Resolves To Encourage US Courts To Respect Foreign Privacy and Data Protection Laws

    At its recent meeting, the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association passed a resolution regarding respect for foreign blocking statutes and data protection laws in pretrial discovery in US civil actions. The resolution reads: RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges that, where possible in the context of the proceedings before them, U.S. […]

  • Case of the Day: Gucci America v. Li

    Today’s case of the day, Gucci America, Inc. v. Li (S.D.N.Y. 2011), reprises the issues confronted in Tiffany (NJ) LLC v. Qi, 276 F.R.D. 143 (S.D.N.Y. 2011),the case of the day from August 17, 2011. Gucci and its affiliates sued Weixing Li, Lijun Xu, Ting Xu, and Kuelala.com, alleging that they were the owners and […]