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Consent to jurisdiction clause are intended to enable one party to the contractual negotiations to dictate and bind all the parties to a particular jurisdiction for purposes of resolving legal matters. Whereas the other parties must agree to such specification of the legal jurisdiction for court resolutions, it tends to fall to that party which has the greatest influence and can secure its favoured jurisdiction. Such contractual controls are particularly important in international arrangements that span multiple jurisdictions (countries).

"Governing Law and Venue. This Agreement shall be deemed a contract made under the laws of the State of California and all disputes, claims, or controversies arising out of this Agreement, or the negotiation, validity or performance hereof or the transaction contemplated herein, shall be construed under and governed by the laws of such state, without giving effect to its conflicts of law principles. Any disputes hereunder shall be adjudicated in the relevant state or federal court in San Diego, California." (Apricus Biosciences, Inc. and Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Settlement Agreement)

"The Company and Indemnitee each hereby irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Delaware for all purposes in connection with any action or proceeding which arises out of or relates to this Agreement and agree that any action instituted under this Agreement shall be commenced, prosecuted and continued only in the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware in and for New Castle County, which shall be the exclusive and only proper forum for adjudicating such a claim." (Facebook Inc., Indemnification Agreement)

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