Unformatted text preview: the borders of the state. They court has that power even though their decision might impact people over whom they do not have personal jurisdiction. b) Federal Court i) Subject Matter Jurisdiction AND (1) Exclusive Subject Matter Jurisdiction (a) Bankruptcy; Federal Crimes; Intellectual Property(Copyright, Patent, Trademark) (2) Concurrent Jurisdiction (a) Federal Question Jurisdiction OR (i) It raises a question about a Federal Law, Federal Statute, or the Constitution (b) Diversity Jurisdiction (i) Resident of one state/country sues a resident of another state/country AND the amount of controversy is greater than $75,000 ii) Personal Jurisdiction (1) Same five point as State Court (2) (The Lawsuit must be filed in a federal court where the Defendant has Personal Jurisdiction) (3) (Rules are identical to states)...
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- Spring '07
- Personal jurisdiction, State court