Browsing articles in "Personal Jurisdiction"
Mar
31
2011

Internet Copyright Infringer May be Hauled into Plaintiff's Local Court

In the case of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. v. American Buddha, the New York Court of Appeals held that in internet copyright infringement cases, the "situs of injury" is the principal place of business of the copyright holder.  This ruling potentially subjects alleged copyright infringers to the plaintiff's home court regardless of where the alleged infringement occurred or where the defendant resides. In the case, Penguin Group brought a copyright infringement action against Defendant American […]