Magazine Subscribers Personal Jurisdiction In Texas

In Williams v. Wilson, 939 F.Supp. 543 (W.D.Tex.1995), aff'd without op., 95 F.3d 1149 (5th Cir.1996), a contract- breach case, the district court dismissed New York defendant Penthouse for lack of general personal jurisdiction when Penthouse had "derived monthly revenues from sales of . . . numerous products in Texas" and circulated its magazine to Texas newsstands and direct- mail subscribers, but had no presence there. Id. at 549, 551. Penthouse's only Texas contacts were its magazine and product sales. Id. at 549.