The Supreme Court’s 2021 Personal Jurisdiction Decision – presented by Marina L. Lang

Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eighth Judicial Dist. Ct. 141 S.Ct. 1017 (2021) For our discussion, we will analyze how the Supreme Court expanded personal jurisdiction over out-of-state defendants. The majority held that a Court’s specific jurisdiction standard includes suits that sufficiently “relate to” a defendant’s forum contacts, even in the absence of a "causal [...]

SoCal IP Institute :: May 2, 2011 :: Standing to Sue for Copyright Infringement and Personal Jurisdiction in the Patent Context

We will be discussing two recent, relevant opinions in our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, May 2, 2011.  The first case discusses the requirement of an exclusive license in order to have standing to sue for copyright infringement.  The second case addresses issues of personal jurisdiction in patent cases.  A brief synopsis of [...]

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