Minnesota Federal Judge Denies Request For Dismissal Of Patent Litigation

(August 8, 2016, 12:07 PM EDT) -- MINNEAPOLIS — Citing the interactive nature of a defendant’s website, a Minnesota federal judge on Aug. 5 denied a motion to dismiss a patent infringement lawsuit on grounds of lacking personal jurisdiction (Imation Corporation v. Sanho Corporation Inc., No. 15-1883, D. Minn.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 103626).

(Decision available. Document #16-160815-013Z.)

Moreover, according to U.S. Judge John R. Tunheim of the District of Minnesota, defendant Sanho Corp. has shipped at least one of its allegedly infringing “Gmobi iStick” USB flash-drive products to Minnesota, making jurisdiction in...
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