The Long Arm Of Personal Jurisdiction In IP Litigation

Law360, New York (October 26, 2010, 11:28 AM EDT) -- If you operate a business in Arizona and limit your physical presence to Arizona, can you still be sued in Illinois for violating the trademark or other intellectual property rights of a company situated in Illinois?

Three recent cases — two from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and one from the Second Circuit — explain why the answer can be “yes,” and offer insights into how courts will determine whether a party in one state is subject to the personal jurisdiction of...
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