UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS
MARTIN MEISSNER, ) Plaintiff, ) v. ) Case No. 2:13-cv-2617 BF LABS INC., ) Defendant. ) JURY TRIAL REQUESTED )
Jurisdiction and Venue
Plaintiff Martin Meissner is a dual German-Polish national, residing in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, People’s Republic of China. 2.
On information and belief, Defendant is a Wyoming corporation, with its principal place of business at 10770 El Monte St., #101, Leawood, KS 66211. 3.
On information and belief, Defendant is registered and in good standing with the Kansas Secretary of State, and is amenable to service through its registered agent, National Registered Agents, Inc. of KS, 112 SW 7
Street, Suite 3C, Topeka, KS 66603. 4.
There is complete diversity of citizenship between the parties. 5.
The amount in controversy, without interest and costs, exceeds the sum or value specified by 28 U.S.C. § 1332, and, therefore, this Court has subject matter jurisdiction. 6.
Venue is proper in the District of Kansas under 28 U.S.C. § 1391 because BF Labs is subject to personal jurisdiction in Kansas, and a substantial part of the events or omissions giving rise to the claims occurred in Kansas.
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