Case of the Day: DFSB Kollective v. Bing Yang
The case of the day is DFSB Kollective Co. v. Bing Yang (N.D. Cal. 2013). We reviewed a previous DFSB case in July 2012. As in the earlier case, the claim here was for copyright infringement. One of the defendants, Bin Yang, lived in Vietnam. The other, Indrawati Yang, lived in Indonesia. Neither country is […]
Case of the Day: Cambria Co. v. Pental Granite & Marble, Inc.
The case of the day is Cambria Co. v. Pental Granite & Marble, Inc. (D. Minn. 2013). Cambria, a Minnesota company that designs, manufactures, and sells quartz surfacing products such as countertops, sued Vinaconex Advanced Compound Stone Joint Stock Co. for copyright infringement, unfair competition, and unjust enrichment. Vinaconex was a Vietnamese corporation that manufactured […]
Case of the Day: Tracfone Wireless, Inc. v. Bitton
In October 2011, we considered TracFone Wireless v. Doe (S.D. Fla. 2011), a decision I called “one of those rare cases that is so wrong that I hope it does not get into the F. Supp.2d, so as to avoid misleading lawyers.” The October decision authorized service of a subpoena by mail in Canada for […]
Digest: January 16, 2011
Gannon Int’l, Ltd. v. Blocker, Civ. A. No. 10-835 (E.D. Mo. Jan. 13, 2011). The court approved service of a summons and complaint by personal delivery to a U.S. citizen defendant in Vietnam (not a party to the Hague Service Convention) under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(f)(2)(C)(i), on the grounds that Vietnam law does not […]