Bauer Industries, Inc. v. Shannon Luminous Materials Co – Case Brief Summary (New York)

In Bauer Industries, Inc. v. Shannon Luminous Materials Co., 52 A.D.2d 897, 383 N.Y.S.2d 80 (2d Dep't 1976), the court held that a California corporation and its principals were not subject to personal jurisdiction in New York in connection with a fraud action by a New York corporation which was distributing fluorescent pens manufactured by the defendants, where the defendants were not doing business or transacting business within New York State, despite the contention that the alleged false representation, mailed to plaintiff in New York, constituted the commission of a tortious act within New York.