Insubuy, Inc. v. Community Ins. Agency, No. 10 C 3925, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Nov. 9, 2010) (St. Eve, J.).

Judge St. Eve granted counter-plaintiff Community Insurance Agency’s ("CIA") motion for expedited jurisdictional discovery regarding individual counter-defendants. CIA established a prima facie case of personal jurisdiction warranting discovery based upon public records and affidavits that established that the individual defendant:

  • Was a director, owner and the CEO of plaintiff Insubuy.
  • Registers and maintains domains for Insubuy.
  • Had prior notice of CIA’s trademarks and that CIA was an Illinois corporation.