Lumiere v. Mae Edna Wilder, Inc. - 261 U.S. 174 (1923)
U.S. Supreme Court
Lumiere v. Mae Edna Wilder, Inc., 261 U.S. 174 (1923)
Lumiere v. Mae Edna Wilder, Inc.
Argued January 18, 1923
Decided February 19, 1923
261 U.S. 174
Under the provision of the Copyright Act that suits "may be instituted in the district of which the defendant or his agent is an inhabitant, or in which he may be found," jurisdiction cannot be acquired over a corporation in a district where it has no office and does no business, by serving process on its president while there temporarily and not on business of the corporation. P. 261 U. S. 177.
Appeal from an order of the district court quashing service of a subpoena ad respondendum.