Tag: Panama

  • Case of the Day: Latin American Theatrical Group v. Swen International Holding

    The case of the day is Latin American Theatrical Group, LLC v. Swen International Holding (C.D. Cal. 2013). Latin American filed a petition to confirm an arbitral award against Swen, a foreign corporation that had its offices in Panama. Latin American served process on Swen in Panama by mail. Panama is a party to the […]

  • Case of the Day: Elcometer v. TQC-USA

    The case of the day is Elcometer, Inc. v. TQC-USA, Inc. (E.D. Mich. 2013). Elcometer was a manufacturer and distributor of handheld coating thickness gauges. It sued TQC-USA, Paintmeter.com, and Robert Thoren (Paintmeter’s principal) for trademark infringement. Elcometer attempted to serve Paintmeter and Thoren via personal service and certified mail, but both attempts were unsuccessful. […]

  • Case of the Day: Johnson v. Mitchell

    The case of the day is Johnson v. Mitchell (E.D. Cal. 2012). The facts of the case are not terribly important. Suffice it to say that Johnson sought to serve a summons on two Panamanian nationals, Berrocal and Arosemena, in Panama. Johnson’s first efforts were inauspicious. He tried to serve Berrocal and Arosemena by mail […]

  • Case of the Day: Derrevere v. Mirabella Foundation

    The Case of the Day is Jon D. Derrevere, P.A. v. Mirabella Foundation (M.D. Fla. 2011). Derrevere was Mirabella’s lawyer. He had represented Mirabella, apparently a Panamanian entitiy,  in Naseer v. Mirabella Foundation, in which Mirabella was accused of a fraudulent transfer of real estate. Although Panama is a party to the Inter-American Convention on […]