Case Study: Nicastro V. McIntyre Machinery

Law360, New York (February 25, 2010, 1:28 PM EST) -- On Feb. 2, 2010, the Supreme Court of New Jersey, in Nicastro v. McIntyre Machinery America Ltd.,[1] held that a foreign manufacturer of an industrial recycling machine is subject to New Jersey's long-arm jurisdiction under the stream-of-commerce theory.

As the court stated, "Today, all the world is a market," and the evolution and integration of the American economy into the global economy served as the foundation for the court's ruling, notwithstanding the absence of traditional jurisdictional factors based upon physical presence or a minimum-contacts analysis....
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