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No Personal Jurisdiction from Sale into VA (access required)

In this long-running dispute over ownership of the trademark “Signamax Connectivity Systems,” the Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses this complaint filed by plaintiff Florida corporation for lack of personal jurisdiction over defendant Signamax LLC, a District of Columbia company formed ...

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Fraud-Prevention Software Case Not Stayed (access required)

In this patent infringement suit involving a patented real estate settlement fraud prevention software system, the Norfolk U.S. District Court grants defendants’ motion to stay the patent infringement claim and associated counterclaims, as the Patent Trial and Appeal Board has ...

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Defendant Had Rule 55 Default Notice (access required)

Although defendant attempted to evade service of plaintiff’s motion for default judgment in this suit alleging infringement of plaintiff’s patent for protective cases for portable computing devices, the Norfolk U.S. District Court finds Rule 55 governing notice has been satisfied, ...

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Confidential Pricing Information Disclosed, Party Says (access required)

In plaintiff A&G Coal Corporation’s contract action claiming defendant Elkem Materials Inc. failed to take the entire quantity of coal it had agreed to purchase, the Big Stone Gap U.S. District Court will not dismiss defendant’s counterclaim alleging damages from ...

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Court Has No Jurisdiction to Enforce Settlement (access required)

Although plaintiff Cingular Wireless settled its dispute with defendant county claiming denial of its application to install a new wireless telecommunications facility violated the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the Richmond U.S. District Court has no jurisdiction to consider Cingular’s motion ...

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