Tag: Quebec

  • 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: Barer v. Knight Brothers

    The case of the day is Barer v. Knight Brothers LLC, 2019 SCC 13. Knight Brothers, a Utah company, sued David Barer, who resided in Quebec, and two companies, CBC and BEC, that Barer allegedly controlled. The claim was that BEC had breached a contract with Knight and that Barer was liable for fraudulent misrepresentation […]

  • Case of the Day: Parfitt Way Management v. GSM by Nomad

    Case of the Day: Parfitt Way Management v. GSM by Nomad

    The case of the day is Parfitt Way Management Corp. v. GSM by Nomad, LLC (N.D.N.Y. 2018). The main claim was for breach of contract for the refurbishment of a trailer. Parfitt sued Guillaume Langevin and Steve Clement on a veil-piercing theory, alleging that they were personally liable for GSM’s alleged breaches for reasons that […]

  • Case of the Day: Icon DE Holdings v. Eastside Distributors

    The case of the day is Icon DE Holdings LLC v. Eastside Distributors (S.D.N.Y. 2015). Icon sued Eastside and served process in Quebec. The precise manner of service was unclear. Icon claimed it proceeded via the Quebec central authority. But while I see an affidavit of service from the process server I don’t see an […]

  • Case of the Day: Girafa.com, Inc. v. Smartdevil, Inc.

    The case of the day is Girafa.com, Inc. v. Smartdevil, Inc., 728 F.Supp.2d 537 (D.Del. 2010). Girafa.com, the assignee of U.S. Patent No. 6,864,904, sued Smartdevil, a Québec company, and several others for patent infringement. A bailiff personally served the summons and complaint on Smartdevil’s president, Stephane Lim. (There was some dispute whether the documents were delivered […]