Tag: China

  • Case of the Day: 9 Xiu Network

    The case of the day is Facebook Inc. v. 9 Xiu Network Shenzhen Tech. Co. (N.D. Cal. 2021). Facebook sued Wei Gao, Zhaochun Liu, and 9 Xiu Network (Shenzhen) Technology Co., alleging they were selling fake Facebook accounts online. Facebook engaged in a “multiyear effort to serve the defendants.” The court held that the defendants […]

  • Case of the Day: Chinese decision on recognition of Singaporean judgment

    A recent Chinese case on reciprocity in judgment recognition looks at de jure recirprocity, not de facto reciprocity.

  • Case of the Day: WSOU Investments v. TP-Link Technologies

    The case of the day is WSOU Investments LLC v. TP-Link Technologies Co. (W.D. Tex. 2021). WSOU sued TP-Link, a Chinese company whose offices are in Shenzhen, for patent infringement. It sought leave under FRCP 4(f)(3) to serve process by email to TP-Link’s former US counsel and by certified mail to TP-Link’s US subsidiary. The […]

  • Case of the Day: Love-Less Ash Co. v. Asia Pacific Construction

    The case of the day is Love-Less Ash Co. v. Asia Pacific Construction, LLC (D. Utah 2021). Love-Less brought a claim against Ka Yee Wong and others. The opinion doesn’t discuss the substance of the claim. Love-Less sought leave to serve the defendant by email. He was believed to be in mainland China or in […]

  • Missouri v. China: a Letters Blogatory (Informal) Amicus

    Iwrote almost a year ago about Missouri v. China, which I called the “unmeritorious case of the day.” This is the case brought by the state of Missouri against the Chinese government, the Chinese Communist Party, the Wuhan Institute of Virology, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, alleging that the COVID-19 pandemic is “the direct result […]