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TSMC N. Am. v. Semiconductor Mfg. Int'l Corp., A117182

In an action seeking to enjoin proceedings instituted in Beijing People's High Court in China pursuant to choice of law and forum selection provisions in a purported "settlement agreement" between the parties, denial of a motion for an antisuit injunction is affirmed in light of international comity and judicial restraint considerations.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/27/2008
  • Published 03/27/2008




  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Keker & Van Nest, Jeffrey R. Chanin, San Francisco, and Steven A. Hirsch, Irvine, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Wilson Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, David Steuer, Colleen Bal and Michael A. Berta, San Francisco, for Defendants and Respondents.
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