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the fact that you are in Indonesia insulates you to a large extent. However, if the person truly filed a law suit against and you do not defend it the developer will get a default judgment. With this default judgment the developer may serve apple and demand that your app be removed from itunes. They may also petition that any money that apple processes be used for money judgment
so even though technically you can ignore the suit potentially it can create significant issues
Actually the application in matter is in BlackBerry App World, but I mentioned iPhone's app store so that people understand easier
it does not really matter which app store it is
Let me show you the summon png he emailed me
I cant, there is no option to embed image
Btw BlackBerry is a Canadian company
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Is that taken intp consideration?
typo: are NOT permitted
blackberry may be a Canadian company but they do have US presence
Could you suggest me what to do?
Have you reached out to blackberry?
They said that they are sending my inquiry to their legal department
I forwarded the email to then
I would wait and see what blackberry comes back with. Realistically filing a law suit in Federal court (this is where copyright issues have to be litigated) is a very expensive matter. Maybe the person did file such a law but I would contact the court's clerk to actually confirm whether a law suit was filed.
this is your best chance if finding out if the person is bluffing or not
Oh i see
How do I contact them?
Actually his app is not copyrighted
My app and his app has the same functionality, thats all
the summon should say the federal court district. Find the court's phone number on google and call them up
Kind of like Msn Messenger and Yahoo Messenger
does the summons have an index number?
Let me check
There is a case number
Xxxx-xxxxx-xxxx(xxx) thats the formay
then call up the court and seek information about the case number. Most Federal courts also have an online tracking system so you may be able to use that as well
Thats all I need to know
Thank you for your help
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