St. Andrews Links Trademark Suit Barred, Scottish Clothier Says

Nov. 22, 2021, 6:28 PM

St. Andrews Links Ltd. is unable to proceed with a trademark infringement suit against online clothing retailer Source and Design International (UK) Ltd. because S&D has insufficient contacts with the U.S. for jurisdiction, the defendant told a California federal court.

The court lacks jurisdiction over the company because it was formed under U.K. law, is domiciled in the U.K. and engaged in “no purposeful activities directed toward the U.S.,” S&D said in a motion to dismiss filed Nov. 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

S&D has operated in the U.K. since 2001 and has ...

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