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Photo of SerendIPity: Dykema's Intellectual Property Law Blog J. Matthew Sikes
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You’ve Been Served!: Using Facebook and LinkedIn to Serve Defendants

International infringers are notoriously difficult litigants to get in touch with; all too often the methods of service routinely available in the United States to serve defendants and bring them into court to halt infringement fail when exported overseas. The defendants in these cases often have little incentive to cooperate with either the court or whatever physical mechanism or service might be available in their jurisdiction. In today’s connected world however, most of them can be relied upon to have an e-mail address and a social media account, such as Facebook or LinkedIn.   Read More ›