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Civil Practice – Removal Jurisdiction – Federal Question – Amended Complaint – Remand (access required)

Reinhart v. City of Brevard Although plaintiffs’ post-removal amendment of their complaint eliminated all federal claims, this did not divest the court of jurisdiction. Nevertheless, defendant did not oppose plaintiffs’ motion to amend, plaintiffs have always contended that their federal claims merely formed an alternative basis for relief, this litigation is in its early stages, and it will be decided under N.C. law based on real property located in North Carolina.

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Civil Practice – Removal – Federal Question – Remand – Attorney’s Fees & Expenses – Intellectual Property – Trademark License Agreement (access required)

International Legwear Group, Inc. v. Americal Corp. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-02-0924, 7 pp.) (James C. Dever III, J.) E.D.N.C. Holding: Even though the parties’ contract is a trademark-license agreement, the breach of contract action brought by plaintiff in state court ...

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