Decisions Discussed in This Issue
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Full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Rules That Sale of Eurail Pass by U.S. Travel Agent Allows Railroad Operated by Government of Austria To Be Sued in U.S. Courts For Passenger’s Accident in Austria
District Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Lanham Act Claim Arising Out of Allegedly Infringing Canadian Sale of Products Bought in U.S., Where U.S. Plaintiff Did Not Do Business in Canada and Canadian Defendant Did Not Do Business in U.S.
[Editors’ Note: The decisions discussed below preceded the U.S. Supreme Court’s January 2014 decision in Daimler AG v. Bauman, which should be consulted with respect to questions of personal jurisdiction over foreign parent corporations whose subsidiaries do business in the U.S. The Daimler AG case was the subject of a special edition of The World in U.S. Courts, which may be accessed from this website.]