Sprinkler Warehouse, Inc. v. Systematic Rain, Inc.

Docket Number: A14-1121
Judge: Christopher J. Dietzen
Opinion Date: March 23, 2016

Plaintiff brought an action against Defendant for copyright infringement and obtained a money judgment in California. The judgment against Defendant was filed and docketed in a Minnesota district court. Plaintiff subsequently served a garnishment summons on Defendant and sought to attach Defendant’s domain name and the content of its related website. The district court concluded that neither the domain name nor its associated website constituted property subject to garnishment under Minn. Stat. 571.73(3). The court of appeals reversed. The Supreme Court affirmed, holding that an Internet domain name constitutes intangible personal property subject to attachment by garnishment under section 571.73(3)(3). View “Sprinkler Warehouse, Inc. v. Systematic Rain, Inc.” on Justia Law

Sprinkler Warehouse, Inc. v. Systematic Rain, Inc.

Docket Number: A14-1121
Judge: Christopher J. Dietzen
Opinion Date: March 23, 2016

Plaintiff brought an action against Defendant for copyright infringement and obtained a money judgment in California. The judgment against Defendant was filed and docketed in a Minnesota district court. Plaintiff subsequently served a garnishment summons on Defendant and sought to attach Defendant’s domain name and the content of its related website. The district court concluded that neither the domain name nor its associated website constituted property subject to garnishment under Minn. Stat. 571.73(3). The court of appeals reversed. The Supreme Court affirmed, holding that an Internet domain name constitutes intangible personal property subject to attachment by garnishment under section 571.73(3)(3). View “Sprinkler Warehouse, Inc. v. Systematic Rain, Inc.” on Justia Law