By Sarah Jarvis (January 28, 2022, 9:07 PM EST) – A Georgia federal judge has released certain corporate executives from a $4.2 million trademark infringement case involving kratom products, finding that a pair of companies behind the Vivazen ​​brand of CBD and herbal supplements have not established personal jurisdiction over them.

U.S. District Judge Thomas W. Thrash Jr. said Thursday in an opinion addressing a slew of motions to dismiss that the plaintiffs — Segment Consulting Management Ltd. of Canada and Barbados-based Lighthouse Enterprises Inc. – had argued that personal jurisdiction was appropriate over Rachana Arora, Karan Arora and Shruti Shah due to their ownership and management of Vivazen ​​Botanicals LLC, Bliss Nutraceuticals LLC …

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