9th Circuit Reverses Jurisdiction Finding, Dismissal Of Copyright Case

9th Circuit Reverses Jurisdiction Finding, Dismissal Of Copyright Case

SAN FRANCISCO - An allegation of willful copyright infringement levied against an Arkansas retailer is sufficient to confer jurisdiction under the State of Washington's long-arm statute, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Dec. 17 (Washington Shoe Co. v. A-Z Sporting Goods Inc., No. 11-35166, 9th Cir.).

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