Online Sales Establish Minimum Contacts, Specific Jurisdiction, Judge Finds

Online Sales Establish Minimum Contacts, Specific Jurisdiction, Judge Finds

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Because two Nevada-based bicycle parts companies allow customers to purchase products via their website and an eBay page, a Minnesota federal judge on July 10 found that they had purposefully availed themselves of doing business in Minnesota and were, therefore, subject to personal jurisdiction there (Quality Bicycle Products Inc. v. BikeBaron LLC, et al., No. 0:12-cv-02397, D. Minn.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 96158).

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