Tag: Canada

  • Case of the Day: Signify North America v. Axis Lighting

    The case of the day is Signify North America Corp. v. Axis Lighting Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2019). Signify sued Axis, a Quebec firm, for patent infringement. A Quebec bailiff or huissier served the summons and complaint on a person in Axis’s department of human resources who, according to the bailiff, “appear[ed] in care and in control […]

  • Case of the Day: Mountain Crest v. Anheuser-Busch InBev

    The case of the day is Mountain Crest SRL, LLC v. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (7th Cir. 2019). Mountain Crest sued Anheuser-Busch and Molson Coors, claiming the two companies had conspired to keep Mountain Crest out of the business of exporting beer to Ontario by boycotting the LCBO, Ontario’s government-run liquor store, to force it to […]

  • Lago Agrio: Update and Correction

    A correction to my last post on the Lago Agrio case. An alert reader noted that there is still an enforcement proceeding pending in Argentina’s Supreme Court. In late 2017, I reported on the first-instance decision in Argentina, and although I didn’t cover it, in July 2018 Chevron published an English translation of the appellate […]

  • Lago Agrio Case Comes To An End (For Now?)

    Lago Agrio Case Comes To An End (For Now?)

    Update: I made a correction to this story, relating to the pendency of an enforcement case in the Argentine Supreme Court. The Lago Agrio plaintiffs have consented to dismissal of their action in Ontario for the recognition and enforcement of the Ecuadorian judgment. Their consent came in the face of Chevron’s motion to dismiss. Because […]

  • Case of the Day: Merlini v. Canada

    The case of the day is Merlini v. Canada (1st Cir. 2019). Merlini, an American citizen, was a clerical worker at the Consulate General of Canada in Boston. In 2009, while setting up coffee and tea for a meeting, she tripped and fell over a cord that a fellow worker had failed to secure to […]