Tag: China

  • Case of the Day: Rose v. Deer Consumer Products

    The case of the day is Rose v. Deer Consumer Products, Inc. (C.D. Cal. 2011). According to the complaint, Deer was a small appliance manufacturer in China. Deer was a public company. Because it was in financial difficulty, it sought new investment from the United States. But according to the plaintiffs, Deer “lied about its……

  • Case of the Day: In re China Education Alliance Securities Litigation

    The case of the day is In re China Education Alliance, Inc., Securities Litigation (C.D. Cal. 2011). Vinnie Apicella brought a securities class action against China Education Alliance, Inc., Xiqun Yu, Zibing Pan, Chunqing Wang, James Hsu, Lainzheng Zhang, and Yizhao Zhang. Because the case was subject to the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, discovery……

  • Case of the Day: Pacific Worldwide v. Ample Bright Development

    The case of the day is Pacific Worldwide, Inc. v. Ample Bright Development, Ltd. (S.D.N.Y. 2011). The Plaintiffs, Pacific Worldwide and Pacific International Alliance, are US apparel manufacturers. The defendants, Ample Bright Development, Ltd. and Fortune Enterprises, Ltd., are Hong Kong businesses that acted as the plaintiffs’ agents in Hong Kong. The facts of the……

  • Welcome China Law Blog Readers!

    If you’ve followed a link from Dan Harris’s indispensable China Law Blog, welcome! I hope you’ll stick around here at Letters Blogatory. While Dan’s focus is obviously geographic, mine is topical—I cover international judicial assistance in US civil litigation, which includes nuts-and-bolts topics such as obtaining evidence abroad, enforcing foreign judgments, service of process, and……

  • 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……