Citing Walden, 7th Circuit Says Jurisdiction Lacking In Trademark Case
Mealey's (February 12, 2018, 2:48 PM EST) -- CHICAGO — In a Jan. 31 holding, the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals reversed, on jurisdictional grounds, an Illinois federal judge’s determination that a Florida corporation is liable for trademark infringement (Ariel Investments LLC v. Ariel Capital Advisors LLC, No. 17-1516, 7th Cir., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 2412).
(Decision available. Document #16-180220-004Z.)
According to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Joel Martin Flaum, Frank H. Easterbrook and Amy Coney Barrett, the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Walden v. Fiore, 134 S. Ct. 1115 (2014), is...