20 Cited authorities

  1. Volkswagenwerk Aktiengesellschaft v. Schlunk

    486 U.S. 694 (1988)   Cited 712 times   10 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Hague Service Convention does not apply when process is served on a foreign corporation by serving its domestic subsidiary which, under state law, is the foreign corporation's involuntary agent for service
  2. Rio Properties, Inc. v. Rio Intern. Interlink

    284 F.3d 1007 (9th Cir. 2002)   Cited 997 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the district court properly awarded attorneys' fees and costs under the Lanham Act on default judgment, taking plaintiff's allegations as true
  3. Madu, Edozie & Madu, P.C. v. SocketWorks Ltd. Nigeria

    265 F.R.D. 106 (S.D.N.Y. 2010)   Cited 124 times
    Holding that “a single implicit reference to the e-mail,” in which the complaint “makes no explicit reference to, nor does it quote at all from,” is insufficient to establish that the e-mail was incorporated by reference into the complaint
  4. U.S. v. Ziegler Bolt and Parts Co.

    111 F.3d 878 (Fed. Cir. 1997)   Cited 95 times
    Holding that an agent's authority to accept service may be implied
  5. FMAC Loan Receivables v. Dagra

    228 F.R.D. 531 (E.D. Va. 2005)   Cited 54 times
    Holding that when the defendant's address was unknown, the Hague Convention did not apply and courts were free to allow service through publication under 4(f)
  6. In re LDK Solar Securities Litigation

    No. C 07-05182 WHA (N.D. Cal. Jun. 12, 2008)   Cited 34 times
    Approving Rule 4(f) service when, "plaintiffs have shown the difficulty of serving the unserved defendants located abroad" and "[d]efense counsel have refused to accept service on behalf of the unserved defendants on the ground that they do not represent the international defendants."
  7. U.S. v. $184,505.01 in U.S. Currency

    72 F.3d 1160 (3d Cir. 1995)   Cited 39 times
    Rejecting holding and reasoning of United States v. $405,089.23 U.S. Currency, 33 F.3d 1210 (9th Cir. 1994)
  8. Marlabs Incorporated v. Jakher

    Civil Action No.: 07-cv-04074 (DMC) (MF) (D.N.J. Apr. 22, 2010)   Cited 15 times
    Finding alternate service under Rule 4(f) necessary where the plaintiff made numerous unsuccessful attempts to serve the defendant in accordance with Hague Convention procedures
  9. Bravetti v. Liu

    Civil Action No. 3:12-cv-7492-MAS-TJB (D.N.J. Dec. 11, 2013)   Cited 11 times   1 Legal Analyses
    In Bravetti v. Liu, the court stated that "[a] registered agent may properly serve a foreign defendant by effecting service on [their] domestic counsel....
  10. C F Systems, LLC v. Limpimax, S.A.

    Case No. 1:09-cv-858 (W.D. Mich. Jan. 6, 2010)   Cited 13 times
    Viewing Rule 4(f) as a "final effort to make service when other means have failed"
  11. Rule 4 - Summons

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4   Cited 50,546 times   103 Legal Analyses
    Holding that if defendant is not served within 90 days after the complaint is filed, the court—on a motion, or on its own following notice to the plaintiff—must dismiss the action without prejudice against that defendant or order that service be made by a certain time