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Civil Jurisdiction, Intellectual Property and the Internet

@article{Fitzgerald2008CivilJI,
  title={Civil Jurisdiction, Intellectual Property and the Internet},
  author={Brian Fitzgerald and S. Shi},
  journal={Cyberspace Law eJournal},
  year={2008}
}
At the core of the civil litigation system is the notion of jurisdiction. In a narrow sense it refers to whether a court has the authority to hear a case in relation to specific people and activities (subject matter) but in a broader sense it also encompasses what law should be applied (choice of law), whether the court is a suitable court to hear the case (choice of court) and the enforcement of judgments. The notion of jurisdiction provides a tool for efficiently managing litigation and… Expand
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