Successful Dismissal of Lawsuit for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction

August 2007

Douglas Hargett represented an intellectual property company headquartered in Taiwan together with one of world’s largest international law firms in a lawsuit filed against it in federal court in Alabama by a publicly traded United States-based company. Following a motion to dismiss and extensive briefing of the issues, the trial court dismissed the lawsuit against the Taiwanese company for lack of personal jurisdiction. Avocent Huntsville Corp. v. ATEN Int’l Co., Ltd., 2007 WL 6788130 (N.D. Ala. Aug. 30, 2007).

Related Practice Area: Business Litigation