SportsChannel New England LP d/b/a Comcast SportsNet New England v Fancaster, Inc.

Mitchell J. Matorin

Case Conclusion Date:September 30, 2010

Practice Area:Trademark Infringement

Outcome:Court granted Fancaster's Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction

Description:After Fancaster sued Comcast in the District of New Jersey for infringement of its FANCASTER federal trademark, Comcast sued Fancaster in the DIstrict of Massachusetts for a declaratory judgment of non-infringement of that same trademark. Fancaster moved to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction. Comcast argued jurisdiction existed because Fancaster operated an Internet website accessible from Massachusetts. www.matorinlaw.com/linked/comcast sportsnet new england v. fancaster inc.pdf