The parties are diverse and the amount in controversy exceeds $75,000 exclusive of interests and costs. 4.
This Court has personal jurisdiction over the Defendant pursuant to Florida’s long-arm statute, F.S. § 48.193 (1)(a)(1)-(1)(a)(2), in that the Defendant is (a)
operating, conducting, engaging in, or carrying on a business in the State of Florida and (b) committing tortious acts within the State of Florida. 5.
Furthermore, this Court has personal jurisdiction over the Defendant pursuant to Florida’s long-arm statute, F.S. § 48.193 (1)(a)(6)(a)-(1)(a)(6)(b), as the Defendant is causing injury to persons or property within Florida arising out of an act or omission by the Defendant outside of this state where at or about the time of injury (a) the Defendant engaged in solicitation or service activities within Florida or (b) products, materials or things processed, serviced or manufactured by Defendant anywhere were used or consumed within Florida in the ordinary course of commerce, trade or use. 6.
Venue is proper in this district at least under 28 U.S.C. §§1391(b)(2) because Defendant has committed acts of patent infringement within this district giving rise to this action.
Plaintiff is a Florida corporation with its principal address at 1133 Sawgrass Corp. Parkway, Sunrise, Florida 33323. 8.
Based upon information and belief, Defendant is a Delaware corporation with its principal address at 23215 Early Avenue, Torrance, California 90505. 9.
Defendant is in the business of importing, making, selling and/or offering to sell mobile device cases in this District and throughout the United States.