Ashok Chandra | Bloomberg Law Facebook, Inc. v. Pedersen, No. 10-CV-04673, 2011 BL 315913 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 29, 2011) The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ordered Facebook to show cause as to why the court should not dismiss Facebook's trademark infringement case against a Norwegian company and its principal for lack of personal jurisdiction. In response, Facebook asserted that personal jurisdiction is proper because the defendants targeted a California company with a distinctive brand.
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