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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court
Citation:137 S. Ct. 1773 (2017)
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Plaintiffs were non-residents of California who allegedly suffered injuries from using Plavix, a drug manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (Defendant). Defendant was a Delaware corporation that maintained most of its operations in New York and New Jersey, but engaged in some significant business activities in California. None of these activities, however, were related to the manufacturing, marketing, or sale of Plavix. Plaintiffs sued Defendant in a California court, and Defendant challenged for lack of specific jurisdiction.
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