070 Worldwide Volkswagen by gegeshandong

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									 Worldwide
Volkswagen
With which of the Four Requirements
       Does Worldwide deal?


    Proper Notice
    Constitutional Basis
    Statutory Basis
    Proper Venue (No Forum
     Non-Conveniens)
What Happened?
           Defendants
• Audi & VW – Manufacturers
• Seaway
  –Car Dealer
  –NY Corporation
  –NY PPB
• World Wide
  –Distributor (NY, NJ, Conn)
  –NY Corp
  –NY PPB
Seaway / WW Contacts with Oklahoma

 • Sold car that was taken to state
   –Only one to ever enter state??
 • Forseeable that some cars would
   be taken to state
 • No business in state
 • No sales in state
 • No agents or offices in state
 • No ads designed to reach state
   Argue that
Oklahoma is a fair
location to try the
       suit.
     Argue that
Oklahoma is not a
fair location to try
      the suit.
Is the Worldwide court
       applying


    Power Theory?
    Something Theory?
Reasonablenessnew?
What does Worldwide add?

• Purposeful availment (in some
  sense) will be required even if
  –Forum is the most reasonable
  –D is not inconvenienced
  –Forum state has strong
    interest
      Phrases to watch?

• Purposeful availment
• Seeking to serve
• Forseeability of being haled into
  court
• Delivery into stream of
  commerce
Grocery Hypo Under
    Worldwide

								
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