A Taiwanese company with headquarters in Taiwan sued Apple, Inc., in Arkansas federal court. The claims related to digital music players and what the plaintiff deemed "abusive" litigation tactics by Apple in Taiwan and Germany. The district court declined to moved the case to the Northern District of California. The Eighth Circuit granted mandamus relief and ordered transfer. In re Apple, Inc., No. 09-3689 (8th Cir. Apr. 19, 2010).