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BMC SOFTWARE BELGIUM, N.V. v. MARCHAND, 00-1019

A foreign corporation's contacts with Texas were insufficient to create either specific or general jurisdiction, and evidence did not establish an "alter ego" of the corporation; denial of plaintiff's motion to continue a special appearance hearing was proper.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/27/2002
  • Published 06/27/2002

Judges

  • Justice BAKER delivered the opinion of the Court.

Court

  • Supreme Court of Texas

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Merritt B. Chastain, III,Thomas H. Wilson, Houston, Vinson & Elkins, for Petitioner.

  • For Appellees:
  • Stuart M. Nelkin, Carol Nelkin, Nelkin & Nelkin, Houston, for Respondent.
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