5th Circuit Affirms Dismissal In Copyright, Trademark Dispute

(May 10, 2016, 11:38 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — Dismissal by a Texas federal judge of allegations of copyright and trademark infringement by an author on grounds of lacking personal jurisdiction was proper, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled May 5 (Omar Hazim v. Schiel & Denver Ltd., No. 15-20586, 5th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 8321).

(Decision available. Document #16-160516-007Z.)

According to the panel of Circuit Judges Thomas M. Reavley, Jerry E. Smith and Catharina Haynes, the contacts relied upon by plaintiff Omar Hazim do not render defendant Schiel...
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