5th Circ. Says 3D Gun Printing Co. Can Sue NJ AG In Texas
Law360 (August 20, 2020, 6:50 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit has ruled that New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal can be sued in Texas over his efforts to stop a gun advocacy group from distributing 3D-printed firearm files, saying Grewal's broad actions to stop distribution had established jurisdiction.
Grewal's efforts to stop Texas-based Defense Distributed from disseminating the disputed 3D printing files were widespread, aimed at blocking distribution entirely and not just within New Jersey, the court found. As a result, they affect Texas residents and create personal jurisdiction, U.S. Circuit Judge Edith H. Jones wrote for a three-judge panel in a decision published Wednesday.
"Grewal knew that...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!