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Twilight of the minimum contacts test
Patrick J. Borchers, The Twilight of the Minimum Contacts Test, 11 Seton Hall Cir. Rev. 1 (2014).
The minimum contacts test has set the limits on the long-arm jurisdictional reach of U.S. courts since 1945. Although the International Shoe case that ushered in the test is routinely hailed as having created a fairer and ...
Personal jurisdiction over foreign companies
Patrick J. Borchers, Personal Jurisdiction over Foreign Companies, 3 Int'l J. Proc. L. 5 (2013).
One step forward and two back: Missed opportunities in refining the United States minimum contacts test and the European Union Brussels I Regulation
Patrick J. Borchers, One Step Forward and Two Back: Missed Opportunities in Refining the United States Minimum Contacts Test and the European Union Brussels I Regulation, 31 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 1 (2014).
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court decided two cases regarding the scope of the "minimum contacts" test for permissible exercises of personal jurisdiction. In one case, relying on ill-defined notions of sovereignty, a plurality ...