Precedent-Setting Internet-Based Personal Jurisdiction Victory
Hodgson Russ successfully litigated the case Zippo Manufacturing Co. v. Zippo Dot Com, Inc., 952 F.Supp. 1119 (E.D.Pa. 1997). This is the seminal case on Internet jurisdiction in the United States. The case has been cited 967 times by the federal and state courts, and has been analyzed in hundreds of law review and journal articles.