minimum contacts.A nonresident defendant’s forum-state connections, such as business activity or actions foreseeably leading to business activity, that are substantial enough to bring the defendant within the forum-state court’s personal jurisdiction without offending traditional notions of fair play and substantial justice. International Shoe Co. v. Washington, 326 U.S. 310, 66 S.Ct. 154 (1945). — Also termed minimal contacts. [Cases: Corporations 665(1); Courts 12(2.5).

C.J.S. Courts § 45.]

[Blacks Law 8th]