Kroto Inc. v. Chapa, No. 17 C 1218, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jun. 22, 2017) (Der-Yeghiayan, J.).

Judge Der-Yeghiayan granted declaratory judgment defendants’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction, but denied their sanctions motion in this copyright dispute.

Declaratory judgment plaintiff Kroto’s jurisdictional allegation revolved around defendants’

Kroto Inc. v. Chapa, No. 17 C 1218, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jun. 22, 2017) (Der-Yeghiayan, J.).

Judge Der-Yeghiayan granted defendants’ motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction, but denied defendants’ motion for sanctions in this declaratory judgment copyright case.

The only link plaintiff Kroto established between defendants and Illinois was the sending

Johnson a/k/a Sylvester Thompson v. Barrier p/k/a Eric B., No. 15 C 3928, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jan. 4, 2017) (St. Eve, J.).

Judge St. Eve granted defendant UMG Recordings’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction over plaintiff’s third amended complaint.  Of particular note, the court held