7th Circuit: Personal Jurisdiction & the Role of State Long-Arm Statutes

7th Circuit: Personal Jurisdiction & the Role of State Long-Arm Statutes

This week the HLB returns with a bang, or a foomp as the case may be. We delve into the issue of personal jurisdiction and the role of a state long-arm statute in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision in Walden v. Fiore back in February through the case Advanced Tactical Ordinance Sys., LLC v. Real Action Paintball, Inc. handed down by the Seventh Circuit today. The foomp, if you hadn't guessed is an onomatopoeia for the noise of a paintball marker. This and more peculiar witticism from your author inside.

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