Barry Barnett, Esq. (LexBlog India)
A Passage to Virgindia
Globalization exploits what economist call the “comparative advantage” of one country over another in the production of particular goods or services. We may suppose, for example, that the snooty French produce superior fashion designers and more pleasing perfumers and that the grim Germans engineer the finest sports cars. We may also posit that nations with an abundance of skillful...
Virginia’s Long Arm Reaches India, Fourth Circuit Holds
The Fourth Circuit has upheld haling an Indian outfit into a Virginia federal court to answer claims that it misused a Virginia entity’s intellectual property in the U.S. The decision pivoted on the fact that the parties’ relationship had its “genesis” in the Indian defendant’s visit to the Charlottesville in 1984. The parties’ ensuing License Agreement allowed the Institute...