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Case of the Day: Bluemedia, Inc. v. Sordid Ones BV

Our very first case, BluMedia, Inc. v. Sordid Ones BV, involves an attempt by a U.S. litigant to serve a Dutch defendant with a summons and complaint via email. According to the Complaint, BluMedia is “one of the largest marketers of adult entertainment and more specifically gay adult online entertainment.” BluMedia accused Sordid Ones, which it believed to be a Netherlands company with offices in IJmuiden, North Holland, and in Burbank, California, of trademark and trade dress infringement. The lawsuit was pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. BluMedia first tried to serve the complaint by

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Welcome!

Greetings! If you have an active civil or commercial litigation practice, you probably have come across more and more private international law issues in recent years: how to serve process abroad; how to collect evidence abroad; how to act as local counsel on behalf of foreign lawyers seeking to obtain evidence in your own country; and so forth. There are lots of good resources on the Web to help you get oriented to these issues. To begin with, there is the Hague Conference on Private International Law, where you can find the texts of the Hague Service, Evidence, and Apostille

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