Axiom Foods, Inc. v. Acerchem Int’l

(United States Ninth Circuit) – In a civil procedure action, arising from a copyright infringement action brought by plaintiffs, American companies in the natural foods industry, against defendant, a UK limited company, after defendant sent an email newsletter containing plaintiffs’ logos to 343 email addresses, the district court’s dismissal for lack of personal jurisdiction is affirmed where defendant’s suit-related conduct did not create a substantial connection with California.