• The Ninth Circuit to Look at Internet Jurisdiction: Does Business Conducted in Cyberspace Satisfy the Requirements of Continuous and Systematic Contact?
  • May 17, 2004
  • Law Firm: Nixon Peabody LLP - New York Office
  • On April 29, 2004, upon the vote of a majority, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a reconsideration of the ruling in Gator.com Corp. v. L.L. Bean, Inc., 341 F.3d 1072 (9th Cir. 2003), vacated by, rehearing en banc granted by, 2004 U.S. App LEXIS 8471 (9th Cir. April 29, 2004), reopening the question of whether maintaining an interactive Web site and advertising on the Internet can make a party subject to a court's jurisdiction. This decision may affect airlines and aviation related companies which sell their products and services via their Web sites.