Personal Jurisdiction From E-Communications: Social Media, Websites, Email, IM and Cloud Computing
Navigating the Minimum E-Contact Standards in Evolving Case Law
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will discuss the evolving standards for personal jurisdiction arising from e-contacts, how these standards are being applied in various situations, and best practices to minimize the risk of being sued in far-flung jurisdictions.
Application of minimum contact standards to e-contacts
- Website presence
- Instant messaging
- Social media
Application of standards in tort cases
- Trademark infringement
- Other tort claims
- Application of standards in breach of contract cases
- Personal jurisdiction issues with cloud computing
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What types of Internet presence constitute minimum contacts to confer personal jurisdiction?
- How have the courts applied the minimum contacts standards to defamation and trademark infringement cases?
- Are cloud computing and search engine optimization setting the stage for the next battleground over personal jurisdiction?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Mark E. McGrath
He focuses his practice on commercial and intellectual property litigation. He has particular experience in the areas... | Read More
He focuses his practice on commercial and intellectual property litigation. He has particular experience in the areas of securities litigation, corporate trust litigation, director and officer liability, bankruptcy litigation, and distribution and regulatory actions. His intellectual property litigation experience focuses on patent, trademark, false advertising, and unfair competition cases.Close
Crowell & Moring
Her practice covers a variety of clients, including several in the sports, media and financial services industries,... | Read More
Her practice covers a variety of clients, including several in the sports, media and financial services industries, and often focuses on complex business and intellectual property matters. She has also regularly advised clients on a variety of e-discovery issues, both within the context of pending lawsuits and on a consulting basis.Close