• Rosebud LMS, Inc. v. Salesforce.com, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-12-05
    Practice Area: Patent Litigation
    Industry: E-Commerce | Software
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Richard C. Weinblatt of Stamoulis & Weinblatt LLC, Wilmington, DE and Cecil E. Key of Dimurogins-berg, P.C., Alexandria, VA for plaintiff
    for defendant: Jack B. Blumenfeld and Stephen J. Kraftschik of Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE for defendant.

    Case Number: D68381

    Defendant failed to establish sufficient factors that weighed strongly in favor of transfer of this patent action to a federal court in California, so the court denied its motion.

  • J&J Sports Prod., Inc. v. M&I Hospitality of Delaware Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-12-05
    Practice Area: Entertainment and Sports Law | Telecommunications
    Industry: Entertainment and Leisure
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Noreika
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Charles J. Brown, III of Gellert Scali Busenkell & Brown, LLC, Wilmington, DE for plaintiff.
    for defendant: N/A

    Case Number: D68377

    Plaintiff was entitled to damages against a corporate entity for intercepting a cable transmission, but the court denied judgment against the individual defendants.

  • Jiggi v. The Republic of Cameroon

    Publication Date: 2018-12-05
    Practice Area: International Law
    Industry: Consulting
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: D68378

    Plaintiff's allegations did not support the court's exercise of jurisdiction over a foreign country, and plaintiff failed to state a claim against two U.S. companies with regard to extraterritorial human rights violations.

  • Homeland Ins. Co. of New York v. Corvel Corp.

    Publication Date: 2018-12-05
    Practice Area: Insurance Law
    Industry: Health Care | Insurance
    Court: Delaware Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Vaughn
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David Newmann and Catherine E. Stetson, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Washington, DC; Timothy Jay Houseal, Jennifer M. Kinkus and William E. Gamgort, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Michael J. Rosen and Peter F. Lovato, III, Skarzynski Black, LLC for appellant
    for defendant: John M. Seaman and April M. Kirby, Abrams & Bayliss LLP, Wilmington, DE for appellee.

    Case Number: D68374

    Bad faith claim brought by insured barred by applicable statute of limitations where the claim accrued when insured settled a covered litigation and when insured knew insurer had made its alleged misrepresentation in prior litigation.

  • In re Tangoe, Inc. Stockholders Litig.

    Publication Date: 2018-12-05
    Practice Area: Corporate Governance | Securities Litigation
    Industry: Investments and Investment Advisory | Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Slights
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kurt M. Heyman and Melissa N. Donimirski, Heyman Enerio Gattuso & Hirzel LLP, Wilmington, DE; Jason M. Leviton and Joel A. Fleming, Block & Leviton LLP, Boston, MA; Jeremy S. Friedman, Spencer Oster, and David F.E. Tejtel, Friedman Oster & Tejtel PLLC, New York, NY for plaintiff
    for defendant: Catherine G. Dearlove and Sarah A. Galetta, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE; William H. Paine, Timothy J. Perla, Peter A. Spaeth, and Alexandra C. Bourdreau, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Boston, MA for defendants.

    Case Number: D68375

    Stockholder's derivative complaint not dismissed where he adequately pled company failed to inform stockholders prior to their approval and asserted a reasonable claim for breach of duty of loyalty.

  • Zalmanoff v. Hardy

    Publication Date: 2018-11-28
    Practice Area: Corporate Governance | Mergers and Acquisitions
    Industry: Investments and Investment Advisory
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Slights
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Ronald A. Brown, Jr., J. Clayton Athey and Samuel L. Closic of Prickett, Jones & Elliott, P.A., Wilming-ton, DE; Jeffrey S. Abraham of Abraham, Fruchter & Twersky, LLP, New York, NY for plaintiff
    for defendant: David J. Teklits and D. McKinley Measley of Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE; Howard S. Suskin, Elizabeth A. Edmondson, Lorenzo Di Silvio and Rémi J.D. Jaffré of Jenner & Block LLP, New York, NY for defendants.

    Case Number: D68372

    Corporate directors did not breach their fiduciary duty of disclosure when they provided stockholders with two documents which together contained all material information in connection with a stockholder vote.

  • Busch v. Richardson

    Publication Date: 2018-11-28
    Practice Area: Corporate Entities | Deals and Transactions | Securities Litigation
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Chancellor Bouchard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Peter B. Andrews, Craig J. Springer, and David M. Sborz, Andrews & Springer LLC, Wilmington, DE; Jeffrey Norton and Roger A. Sachar, Newman Ferrara LLP, New York, NY; Peter Safirstein and Elizabeth S. Metcalf, Safirstein Metcalf LLP, New York, NY for plaintiff
    for defendant: Blake Rohrbacher, Kevin M. Gallagher, and John M. O'Toole, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE; P. Clarkson Collins, Jr., Morris James LLP, Wilmington, DE; Garrett B. Moritz and Roger S. Stronach, Ross Aronstam & Moritz LLP, Wilmington, DE for defendants.

    Case Number: D68366

    Derivative complaint arising from related-party transactions dismissed after board exercised business judgment to decline stockholder's litigation demand, where stockholder failed to plead that demand was made in reliance on company's inaccurate representations or that a majority of the directors were not disinterested or independent.

  • Olympus Corp. v. Maxell, Ltd.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-28
    Practice Area: Patent Litigation
    Industry: Consumer Products | Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Noreika
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: John W. Shaw, Karen E. Keller, and Nathan R. Hoeschen, Shaw Keller LLP, Wilmington, DE; William J. McCabe, Matthew J. Moffa, and Thomas V. Matthew, Perkins Coie LLP, New York, NY; Kyle R. Canavera, Perkins Coie LLP, San Diego, CA for plaintiffs
    for defendant: Timothy Devlin and James Gorman, Devlin Law Firm LLC, Wilmington, DE; Jamie B. Beaber, Kfir B. Levy, James A. Fussell, III, Tiffany A. Miller, Baldine B. Paul, and Alison T. Gelsleichter, Mayer Brown LLP, Washington, DC; Robert G. Pluta, Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago, IL for defendant.

    Case Number: D68369

    Patent-in-suit was not directed to patent-ineligible subject matter where it addressed technological improvements to enable camera with recording/play-back capabilities that consumed less power, rather than being directed to the general abstract idea of battery or resource conservation.

  • Wenske v. Blue Bell Creameries, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-28
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes | Corporate Entities
    Industry: Food and Beverage
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Slights
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jessica Zeldin of Rosenthal, Monhait & Goddess, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Scott G. Burdine and David E. Wayne of Burdine Wynne LLP, Houston, TX for plaintiffs
    for defendant: Timothy R. Dudderar and Travis R. Dunkelberger of Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP for Blue Bell de-fendants; Srinivas M. Raju and Kelly L. Freund of Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE for defendants Bridges and Kruse.

    Case Number: D68371

    Plaintiffs failed to allege sufficient facts to rebut the presumption of corporate separateness between a parent company and its subsidiary, and their conclusory allegations did not support theories for piercing the corporate veil or joint venture liability.

  • Scott v. Vantage Corp.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-28
    Practice Area: Deals and Transactions | Private Equity and Venture Capital
    Industry: Investments and Investment Advisory | Software
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Thynge
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: D68373

    Defendants adequately alleged contract and breach of warranty counterclaims, but their tort counterclaims were not based on the violation of any independent legal duty.