US Says Va. Court Has Jurisdiction In Megaupload Case

Law360, New York (July 16, 2012, 3:56 PM EDT) -- U.S. prosecutors told a Virginia federal court on Friday that it had jurisdiction to hear the case against alleged piracy website since the site maintained some of the key parts of its business, including servers and data files, in the United States.

Responding to a May motion to dismiss filed by attorneys from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP and the Rothken Law Firm — who have been granted limited, special appearances to challenge the court's personal jurisdiction over Megaupload — the U.S. said that...
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