Extraterritoriality


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Extraterritoriality

The state of being exempt from a country or region's law. This may occur in an embassy, for example, which legally is not part of the territory in which it resides. Historically, extraterritoriality referred to the colonial right to be tried only by one's own justice system, even if one was in a foreign country.
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(35.) See Anthony Colangelo, The Frankenstein's Monster of Extraterritoriality Law, 110 AM.
(65) Several other California cases likewise hold that despite California's presumption against extraterritoriality, and the lack of legislative history clearly rebutting that presumption, UCL claims are subject to the effects test.
(9) Given the Court's interest in both patent law and extraterritoriality, it should come as no surprise that the Supreme Court has considered the intersection of these concerns, addressing the presumption in the context of patent law.
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(66) The Court unanimously agreed that the ATS was subject to the canon of statutory interpretation known as the presumption against extraterritoriality, and that a corporation's presence in the United States was not sufficient to dispel this presumption.
This Note aims to track the Hernandez (18) reasoning, situate it within the historical development of the extraterritoriality doctrine, and evaluate its scope and implications.
extraterritoriality was thought to apply only in limited circumstances,