Tag: Email

  • Minyao Wang on Service By Email

    I welcome readers back to Letters Blogatory with this guest post by friend of Letters Blogatory Minyao Wang. Minyao takes a look at the Grupo Cementos case, which the Supreme Court has decided not to review. His take on Rule 4(f)(3) is not in accord with mine, and I will address the disagreement in the […]

  • Case of the Day: Genus Lifesciences v. Tapaysa Engineering

    The case of the day is Genus Lifesciences Inc. v. Tapaysa Eng’g Works Pvt. Ltd. (E.D. Pa. 2021). Genus brought a commercial claim against Tapaysa, an Indian company. It sought to serve process via the Indian central authority but was unsuccessful. Or perhaps it would be better to say that it has been unsuccessful thus far: it […]

  • 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 […]

  • Case of the Day: Anova v. Hong King Group

    Case of the Day: Anova v. Hong King Group

    The case of the day is Anova Applied Electronics, Inc. v. Hong King Group, Ltd., 334 F.R.D. 465 (D. Mass. 2020). Anova, a kitchen appliance manufacturer, sued Hong King, a Chinese firm, and other Chinese companies for trademark and trade dress infringement. It sought leave to serve process by email under FRCP 4(f)(3).

  • Case of the Day: Facebook v. 9 Xiu Network

    Case of the Day: Facebook v. 9 Xiu Network

    The case of the day is Facebook, Inc. v. 9 Xiu Network (Shenzhen) Technology Co., Ltd. (N.D. Cal. 2019). The image I’ve chosen to go with the post is the virtual bouquet I am sending to Magistrate Judge Alex G. Tse, who joins the small number of judges across the country who have begun to […]