This article describes the device in detail, distinguishing it both practically and theoretically from methods used in other common law systems to establish jurisdiction, and discusses how recent US Supreme Court precedent provides international actors with the means of limiting or avoiding this potentially burdensome procedure.
S.I. Strong, Jurisdictional Discovery in Transnational Litigation: Extraterritorial Effects of United States Federal Practice (January, 12 2011). Journal of Private International Law, Vol. 7, 2011