UMG Recordings Inc. v. Kurbanov

In this copyright infringement case, the court lacks personal jurisdiction over the defendant. The plaintiffs are 12 record companies, all Delaware companies with principal places of business variously in New York, California, and Florida. The defendant is a Russian national… Read More › Inc. v. Visocky sued several individuals and websites for reproducing its online content in order to entice Overstock customers to unwittingly enter their personal or financial information on the defendants’ websites. After no defendant appeared at a default judgment hearing, the court… Read More ›

Juul Labs Inc. v. Unincorporated Ass’ns

The court granted a temporary restraining order requested by Juul Labs, an e-cigarette company, against several entities allegedly “promoting, advertising, marketing, retailing, offering for sale, distributing, and selling counterfeit products” bearing Juul trademarks.” The defendants are unknown individuals identified by… Read More ›

Headhunter LLC v. Does 1-9

In a copyright infringement suit arising from BitTorrent downloading of the plaintiff’s movie, the nine defendants must also be severed because, despite being in a common BitTorrent “swarm,” the defendants’ conduct wasn’t part of the same transaction or occurrence. One… Read More ›