Category Archives: LLC Cases 2013

December 2013 — Issue 64

Taurus IP, LLC v. Daimler-Chrysler Corporation

726 F.3d 1306 (Fed. Cir. 2013).

The court affirmed the district court’s exercise of personal jurisdiction over a Texas resident, Spangenberg, and his Texas LLC based on a two-step piercing analysis.  First, the court held that Spangenberg, the individual managing member of a Wisconsin LLC, was the alter ego of that LLC, and then the court applied the alter ego theory in reverse to reach Spangenberg’s Texas LLC.  The court generally referred to both of the LLCs as Continue reading

June 2013 — Issue 63

January 2013 - June 2013

LLC Cases: North American Steel Connection, Inc. v. Watson Metal Products Corporation

No. 12-2296, 2013 WL 1095445 (3rd Cir. March 18, 2013)

North American Steel Connection, Inc. (“NASCO”), a Louisiana corporation, entered into a joint venture with Watson Metal Products Corporation (“Watson”), a New Jersey corporation, and another corporation. The joint venture was structured as a Delaware LLC. No formal contract memorializing the terms of the joint venture was executed, and the parties established by Continue reading