SCVNGR, Inc. v. PUNCHH, Inc.

SJC-12297
Argue Date: Wednesday September 6, 2017
*Summary:   Civil Procedure; Personal Jurisdiction-- Whether the plaintiff has established personal jurisdiction over a California defendant in a damage action alleging defamation arising out of false statements made to plaintiff’s clients and potential clients.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Lenk, Gaziano, Budd, Cypher, JJ.
Appellant: SCVNGR, Inc
Counsel for Appellant: Brian C. Carroll, Esquire, Kathleen Alexander, Esquire
Appellee: Punchh, Inc.
Counsel for Appellee: Jeffrey J. Pyle, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Suffolk Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Mitchell H. Kaplan, J.
Route to SJC: Sua Sponte Transfer from Appeals Court
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