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SALE OF GOODS

Articles

Organization Articles

  • President William J. Clinton and Vice President Albert Gore, Jr., A FRAMEWORK FOR GLOBAL ELECTRONIC COMMERCE, 1128 PLI/Corp 509.
  • The Emerging Digital Economy II Dept. of Commerce, Ch. 1.

    Legal Journals

  • Note, Corey B. Ackerman, World Wide Volkswagen Meet the World Wide Web, 71 St. John's L. Rev. 403 (1997).
  • David Bender, Personal Jurisdiction By Virtue of Establishing a Web site, 489 PLI/Pat 15 (1997).
  • Herbert Bernstein, International Contracts in European Courts: Jurisdiction Under Article 5(1) of the Brussels Convention, 11 Tul. Eur. & Civ. L.F. 31 (1996).
  • Gary B. Born, Reflections on Judicial Jurisdiction in International Cases, 17 Ga. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 1, 33 (1987).
  • Michele N. Breen, Comment, Personal Jurisdiction and the Internet: "Shoehorning" Cyberspace into International Shoe, 8 Seton Hall Const. L.J. 763 (1998).
  • Dan L. Burk, Federalism in Cyberspace, 28 Conn. L. Rev. 1095 (1996).
  • James J. Callaghan, U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: Examining the Gap-Filling Role of CISG in Two French Decisions, 14 J.L. & Com. 183 at 184 (1995).
  • Walter A. Effross, THE LEGAL ARCHITECTURE OF VIRTUAL STORES: WORLD WIDE WEB SITES AND THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE, 34 San Diego L. Rev. 1263 (1997).
  • Brian K. Epps, MARITZ, INC. V. CYBERGOLD, INC.: THE EXPANSION OF PERSONAL JURISDICTION IN THE MODERN AGE OF INTERNET ADVERTISING, 32 Ga. L. Rev. 237 (1997).
  • Sean M. Flower, Note, When Does Internet Activity Establish the Minimum Contact Necessary to Confer Jurisdiction, 62 Mo. L. Rev. 84 (1997).
  • Steven M. Hanley, Comment, International Internet Regulation: A Multinational Approach, 16 J. Marshall J. Computer & Info. L. 997 (1998).
  • Dennis F. Hernandez and David May, Personal Jurisdiction and the Net.
  • Michelle R. Jackson-Carter, Note and Comment, International Shoe and Cyberspace: The Shoe Doesn't Fit When it Comes to the Intricacies and Nuances of Cyberworld, 20 Whittier L. Rev. 217 at 221 (1998).
  • Gwenn M. Kalow, Note, From the Internet to Court, 65 Fordham L. Rev. 2241 (1997).
  • Christine E. Mayewski, Note, The Presence of a Web site as a Constitutionally Permissible Basis for the Exercise of Jurisdiction, 73 Ind. L.J. 297 (1997).
  • Darren McCarthy, Note, Internet Contacts and Forum Notice, 39 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 557 (1998).
  • Timothy B. Nagy, Comment, Personal Jurisdiction and Cyberspace, 6 CommLaw Conspectus 101 (1997).
  • Crag Peyton Gaumer, The Minimum Cyber-Contacts Test: An Emerging Standard of Constitutional Personal Jurisdiction, 85 Ill. B.J. 58 (1997).
  • William M. Richman, Understanding Personal Jurisdiction, 25 Ariz. St. L.J. 599 (1993).
  • Howie Simon, How Deep is the Ocean, How Big is E-commerce, and Other Intangibles, Journal of Commerce, Oct. 9, 1998.
  • Howard B. Stravitz, 49 S.C. L. Rev. 925 South Carolina Law Review Summer 1998 Symposium: Conducting Business Over the Internet *925 PERSONAL JURISDICTION IN CYBERSPACE: SOMETHING MORE IS REQUIRED ON THE ELECTRONIC STREAM OF COMMERCE
  • Peter P. Swire, Of Elephants, Mice, and Privacy: International Choice of Law and the Internet, 32 Int'l Law. 991 (1998).
  • David Thatch, Note and Comment, Personal Jurisdiction and the World-Wide Web: Bits (and Bytes) of Minimum Contacts, 23 Rutgers Computer & Tech. L.J. 143 (1997).
  • Tammy S. Trout-McIntyre PERSONAL JURISDICTION AND THE INTERNET: DOES THE SHOE FIT? 21 Hamline L. Rev. 223 (1997).
  • Mary Twitchell, The Myth of General Jurisdiction, 101 Harv. L. Rev. 610
  • Arthur T. Von Mehren & Donald T. Trautman, Jurisdiction to Adjudicate: A Suggested Analysis, 79 Harv. L. Rev. 1121 (1966).
  • Stephan Wilske and Teresa Schiller, International Jurisdiction in Cyberspace: Which States May Regulate the Internet? 50 Fed. Comm. L.J. 117 at 126 (1997).


    Periodicals

  • Wendy R. Leibowitz, How Risky is Business on the Internet?, Nat'l L.J., May 26, 1997, at B1.
  • Wendy R. Leibowitz, National Laws Entangle the Net: It's a Small, Small, Litigious Web, Nat'l L.J., June 30, 1997.
  • Eric Schneiderman and Ronald Kornreich, Personal Jurisdiction and Internet Commerce, New York Law Journal, June 4, 1997 p. 4.
  • Paul Taylor "Reaping the Rewards of IT Growth: The Digital Revolution is Bringing About Huge Worldwide Economic and Social Changes, Which Will Enhance Job Creation and Transformation and Change the Way in Which Business is Conducted," The Financial Times (London) Sept. 1, 1999.
  • Maryann Jones Thompson, "My, How We've Grown," The Industry Standard, Apr. 26, 1999.
  • Joseph P. Zammit and Lynette A. Herscha, International Jurisdiction and Commercial Use of the Internet A Two-Step Analysis Helps U.S. Courts Decide the Issue, Computer Law Strategist, Sept. 1998.
  • Thomas P. Vartanian, Wanted: Standards and Codes for Allocating Liability; Regulatory Uncertainties Are Only Part of the Problem, The American Banker, Jan. 21, 1997 at 8A.


    Cases

    Pre-Internet Jurisdiction Cases

  • International Shoe Co. v. Washington, 326 U.S. 310, 318 (1945).
  • World-Wide Volkswagen Corp. v. Woodson, 444 U.S. 286, 291 (1980).
  • Helicopteros Nacionales de Colombia, S.A. v. Hall, 466 U.S. 408 (1984).
  • Asahi Metal Industry Co. v. Superior Court, 480 U.S. 102, 113 (1987).
  • Burnham v. Superior Court, 495 U.S. 604, 619 (1990).
  • Smith v. Hobby Lobby v. Boto, 968 F.Supp. 1356 (W.D. Ark. 1997).

    Internet Jurisdiction Cases

  • Giangola v. Walt Disney World Co., 753 F.Supp. 148 (D.N.J.1990).

  • Pres-Kap, Inc. v. System One, Direct Access, Inc., 636 So.2d 1351 (Fl.App. 1994).

  • Compuserve v. Patterson, 89 F.3d 1257 (6th Cir, 1996).
  • Edias Software v. Basis International, 947 F.Supp. 413 (D.C. AZ. 1996).
  • Heroes, Inc. v. Heroes Foundation 958 F.Supp. 1 (D.C. 1996).
  • Maritz, Inc. v. Cybergold, Inc., 947 F.Supp. 1328 (E.D.Mo.1996).
  • McDonough v. Fallon McElligott, Inc., 1996 WL 753991 (S.D.Cal.1996).
  • Panavision v. Toeppen, 938 F.Supp. 616 (C.D. Cal. 1996).

  • American Network v. Access America, 975 F.Supp. 494 (S.D. N.Y. 1997).
  • Bensusan v. King, 937 F.Supp. 295 (S.D. N.Y. 1996) affd 126 F.3d 25 (2d Cir. 1997).
  • Cybersell v. Cybersell, 130 F.3d 414 (9th Cir. 1997).
  • Digital Equipment v. Altavista Technology, 960 F.Supp. 456 (D. Mass. 1997).
  • E-Data Corp. v. Micorpatent Corp., ---F.Supp.--- (1997 WL 805282, D. Conn.).
  • Gary Scott International v. Baroudi, 1997 WL 710369 (D.Mass. Nov. 13, 1997).
  • Graphic Controls Corp. v. Utah Medical Products, 1997 WL 27632 (W.D.N.Y.1997).
  • Hall v. LaRonde, 66 Cal. Rptr. 2d 399 (Cal. Ct. App. 1997).

  • Hasbro Inc. v. Clue, Inc. 994 F.Supp. 34 (D. Mass. 1997).
  • Hearst v. Goldberger, 1997 WL 97097 (S.D.N.Y.)
  • Ids Life Insurance Company v. Sunamerica, Inc., 958 F.Supp. 1258 (N.D. Illinois, 1997).
  • SF Hotel Company v. Energy Investments, 985 F.Supp. 1032 (D. Kansas, 1997).
  • Smith v. Hobby Lobby Stores, No. 96-5146, 1997 WL 378689 (W.D. Ark. June 25, 1997).

  • Weber v Jolly Hotels, 977 F.Supp. 327 (D. N.J. 1997).
  • Zippo Mfg. Co. v. Zippo Dot Com, Inc., 952 F.Supp. 1119 (W.D. Pa. 1997).

  • Blackburn v. Walker Oriental Rug Galleries, Inc., 999 F. Supp. 636 (E.D.Pa. 4/7/98).
  • Blumenthal v. Drudge, 992 F.Supp. 44 (D.C. 1998) at 56.
  • Bush v. Tidewater Marine, 1998 WL 560048, (E.D. Tex. 1998).
  • CFO v. CFO 2 Go, 1998 WL 320821 (N.D.Cal.).
  • Grutkowski v. Steamboat Lake Guides & Outfitters, 1998 WL 962042 (E.D. Pa. 1998).
  • Mieczkowski v. Masco, 997 F. Supp. 782 (E.D. Texas 1998).
  • Osteotech v. Gensci Regeneration Sciences, Inc. 6 F. Supp.2d 349 (D. N.J. 1998).
  • Patriot Systems, Inc v. C-Cubed Corporation, 21 F. Supp. 1318 (D. Utah 1998).
  • Ragonese v. Rosenfeld, 722 A.2d 991 (1998).
  • Santana Products, Inc. v. Bobrick Washroom Equipment 14 F. Supp2d. 710 (M.D. PA. 1998).
  • Shapiro v. Santa Fe Gaming, 1998 WL 102677 (N.D.Ill.).
  • Thompson v. Handa-Lopez, Inc. 998 F.Supp. 738 (W.D. Tex. 1998).
  • Vitullo v. Velocity Powerboats, 1998 WL 246152 (N.D.Ill.).

  • Esab v. Centricut, 1999 WL 27514 (D.S.C.).
  • International Star Registry v. Bowman-Haight, 1999 WL 300285 (N.D.Ill.).
  • Millennium Enterprises, Inc. v. Millennium Music, LP , 1999 WL 27060 (D.Or. 1999).
  • Mink v. AAAA Development LLC, et al., 1999 WL 728101 (5th Cir. (Tex.)).
  • Pheasant Run v. Moyse, 1999 WL 58562 (N.D.Ill.).

    International Cases

  • Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Co. (Belg. v. Spain), 1970 I.C.J. 3, 17-53 (Feb. 5)
  • Case 14/76, Ets. A. de Bloos, S.P.R.L. v. Societe en commandite par actions Bouyer, 1976 E.C.R. 1497, 1
  • Case 12/76, Industrie Tessili Italiana Como v. Dunlop AG, 1976 E.C.R. 1473, 1 C.M.L.R. 26 (1977).
  • C.M.L.R. (1977).


    Legislation

  • Restatement (Third) of the Foreign Relations Law of the U.S.
  • Final Act of the United Nations Conference on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, Apr. 10, 1980, U.N. Doc. A/CONF.97/18 (1980), reprinted in 19 I.L.M. 668 (1980).
  • Convention on Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters, Sept. 27, 1968, 8 I.L.M. 229; for the consolidated and updated version, see 1990 O.J. (C 189) 2, 29 I.L.M. 1413 (1990).
  • Convention on the Law Applicable to Contractual Obligations, 1980 O.J. (L 266) 1.


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