17 Cited authorities

  1. Burger King Corp. v. Rudzewicz

    471 U.S. 462 (1985)   Cited 14,889 times   38 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a defendant has "fair warning" if he purposefully directs his activities at residents of the forum and if the litigation results from alleged injuries arising out of or relating to those activities.
  2. Int'l Shoe Co. v. Washington

    326 U.S. 310 (1945)   Cited 20,446 times   69 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "[t]he activities which establish its `presence' subject it alike to taxation by the state and to suit to recover the tax"
  3. McNutt v. Gen. Motors Acceptance Corp.

    298 U.S. 178 (1936)   Cited 4,595 times
    Holding "the party who seeks the exercise of jurisdiction in his favor . . . must allege in his pleadings the facts essential to show jurisdiction"
  4. Alpine View Co. v. Atlas Copco AB

    205 F.3d 208 (5th Cir. 2000)   Cited 584 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that general jurisdiction did not exist where the defendant occasionally sold products to entities in Texas that used the defendant's products for projects in Texas and the defendant's employees made field visits to Texas between December 1992 and December 1993
  5. Mink v. AAAA Dev. LLC

    190 F.3d 333 (5th Cir. 1999)   Cited 490 times
    Holding that website is passive when it provides the user with printable forms and displays contact information
  6. Red Wing Shoe Co. v. Hockerson-Halberstadt

    148 F.3d 1355 (Fed. Cir. 1998)   Cited 473 times   19 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a "patentee [does] not subject itself to personal jurisdiction in a forum solely by informing a party who happens to be located there of suspected infringement," as "[grounding personal jurisdiction on such contacts alone would not comport with principles of fairness."
  7. Akro Corp. v. Luker

    45 F.3d 1541 (Fed. Cir. 1995)   Cited 439 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding that notice letters were directed to the allegedly infringing entity in Ohio, not to the entity’s lawyer in North Carolina
  8. Kelly v. Syria Shell Petroleum Development

    213 F.3d 841 (5th Cir. 2000)   Cited 294 times
    Holding district court did not abuse its discretion to deny jurisdictional discovery on alter ego theory in light of three declarations submitted by defendants controverting same
  9. 3D Systems, Inc. v. Aarotech Laboratories

    160 F.3d 1373 (Fed. Cir. 1998)   Cited 289 times
    Holding that Federal Circuit law applies to personal jurisdiction over state law claims where the "resolution of the patent infringement issue" would be a "significant factor" in resolving those state law claims
  10. LSI Industries Inc. v. Hubbell Lighting, Inc.

    232 F.3d 1369 (Fed. Cir. 2000)   Cited 201 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an exercise of general jurisdiction was warranted based on the defendant's sales into the forum and broad distributorship network in the forum
  11. Rule 12 - Defenses and Objections: When and How Presented; Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; Consolidating Motions; Waiving Defenses; Pretrial Hearing

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 12   Cited 276,981 times   798 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss