When Does the Web Site of a Foreign Company Subject It to the Jurisdiction of U.S. Courts?
The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
May 2008
The article focuses on companies located outside of the United States that communicate and conduct transactions with customers in the United States through the Internet. Such companies may find themselves subject to the jurisdiction of U.S. courts even thought they have no other contacts in the United States. The article reviews case law and different fact patterns in analyzing jurisdiction issues.