• 250ok, Inc. v. Message Sys., Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-02-10
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Industry: E-Commerce
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Slights
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: James P. Hughes, Jr., Lauren Dunkle Fortunato, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Matthew T. McLaughlin, Kacey Houston Walker, Nixon Peabody LLP, Boston, MA for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Ryan D. Stottmann, Sarah P. Kaboly, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE; Clement S. Roberts, Nathan Shaffer, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, San Francisco, CA for defendant.

    Case Number: D69286

    Claim of unjust enrichment arising from facts alleging misappropriation of trade secrets was preempted by the Delaware Uniform Trade Secret Act, which displaced all claims providing a remedy of restitution.

  • Tom Hussey Photography, LLC v. BDG Media, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-01-06
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Industry: Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Noreika
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Mackenzie M. Wrobel, Steven M. Cowley, Duane Morris LLP, Boston, MA for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Chad M. Shandler, Nicole K. Pedi, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Eleanor M. Lackman, Bradley J. Mullins, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP, New York, NY for defendant.

    Case Number: D69251

    The complaint in this copyright infringement matter did not include allegations that defendant engaged in any unauthorized copying of plaintiff's work, so the court granted defendant's motion to dismiss.

  • GXP Capital, LLC v. Argonaut Mfg. Servs., Inc.

    Publication Date: 2020-07-15
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Industry: Manufacturing | Pharmaceuticals
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Wallace
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David L. Finger, Finger &Slanina, LLC, Wilmington, DE; Benjamin M. Carson, Law Offices of Benjamin M. Carson, P.C., La Jolla, CAfor plaintiff.
    for defendant: John L. Reed and Harrison S. Carpenter, DLA Piper LLP (US), Wilmington, DE; Brian A. Foster, Noah A. Katsell, and Julie Gryce, DLA Piper LLP (US), San Diego, CA for defendants.

    Case Number: D69048

    Where the availability of an alternative forum for plaintiff's claims was a contingent matter, the court ordered a stay of the case in contemplation of litigation proceeding in another state, while leaving plaintiff with the ability to continue the case if no other forums were available.

  • Koninklijke KPN N.V. v. Sierra Wireless, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2020-04-29
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Industry: Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Stark
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brian E. Farnan, Michael J. Farnan and Joseph J. Farnan, Jr., Farnan LLP, Wilmington, DE; Andres C. Healy, Susman Godfrey LLP, Seattle, WA; Lexie G. White, Hunter A. Vance, Alejandra C. Salinas, Jeffrey S. David and Rocco Magni, Susman Godfrey LLP, Houston, TX for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Jack B. Blumenfeld and Jeremy A. Tigan, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE; Adam Alper, Reza Do-khanchy, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, San Francisco, CA; Michael W. De Vries, Christopher M. Lawless and JB Schiller, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Los Angeles, CA for defendant.

    Case Number: D68963

    Defendants failed to provide sufficient evidence to support its counterclaims, so the court granted summary judgment in favor of plaintiff.

  • Purohit v. Legend Pictures, LLC

    Publication Date: 2020-04-08
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Industry: Entertainment and Leisure | Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Timothy Devlin and James Lennon, Devlin Law Firm LLC, Wilmington, DE for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Elizabeth Sloan, Ballard Spahr LLP, Wilmington, DE; David Grossman, Loeb & Loeb LLP, Los Angeles, CA for defendants.

    Case Number: D68937

    Plaintiff failed to state a claim for direct copyright infringement because no substantial similarity existed between plaintiff's work and that of defendant. Plaintiff's work was not entitled to moral rights protection, because it was not a work of visual art.

  • Boston Scientific Corp. v. Nevro Corp.

    Publication Date: 2019-12-11
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property
    Industry: Health Care | Manufacturing
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Karen L. Pascale and Pilar G. Kraman, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP, Wilmington, DE; Matthew M. Wolf, Edward Han, Marc A. Cohn, Amy DeWitt, Krista M. Carter and Thomas T. Carmack, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, Washington DC and Palo Alto, CA for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: Rodger D. Smith and Michael J. Flynn, Morris Nichols, Arsht & Tunnel LLP, Wilmington, DE; Bradford J. Badke, Ching-Lee Fukuda, Ketan V. Patel, Thomas A. Broughan III, Sharon Lee and Benjamin H. Huh, Sidley Austin LLP, New York, NY and Washington, DC for defendant.

    Case Number: D68801

    The court granted a motion to dismiss plaintiff's claim for tortious interference with contract and all but one of its patent in-fringement claims.

  • AlixPartners, LLP v. Benichou

    Publication Date: 2019-05-22
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property | Trade Secrets
    Industry: Consulting
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor McCormick
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Bradley R. Aronstam, Eric D. Selden, and R. Garrett Rice, Ross Aronstam & Moritz LLP, Wilmington, DE; Robert S. Berezin and Nicholas J. Pappas, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP, New York, NY for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: John P. DiTomo, Matthew R. Clark, and Barnaby Grzaslewicz, Morris, Nicholds, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE for defendant.

    Case Number: D68466

    The court adopted the narrow version of liability under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, which only imposed liability for unauthorized access of computer systems, rather than for misuse of computer systems and files that were otherwise accessed under proper authorization.

  • Fetch Interactive Television LLC v. Touchstream Tech. Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-01-16
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes | Intellectual Property
    Industry: Electronics | Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Glasscock
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Adam W. Poff, Tammy L. Mercer, and Paul J. Loughman, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Steven Morgans, Myers Billion LLP, Sioux Falls, SD for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: Herbert W. Mondros, Margolis Edelstein, Wilmington, DE for defendants.

    Case Number: D68422

    Intellectual property licensor properly terminated agreement where licensee breached provision to take no action against or with third-party infringer by offering to sublicense IP, and then failed to comply with licensor's instructions to cure the breach.

  • iBio, Inc. v. Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.V.

    Publication Date: 2019-01-02
    Practice Area: Business Torts | Intellectual Property
    Industry: Pharmaceuticals
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Montgomery-Reeves
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David E. Ross and Eric D. Selden, Ross Aronstam & Moritz LLP, Wilmington, DE; Reed S. Oslan, Mark Premo-Hopkins, Britt Cramer, and Allison McDonald, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago, IL; Inbal Hasbani and Kyla Jackson, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, New York, NY for plaintiff.
    for defendant: M. Duncan Grant, Christopher B. Chuff, James H.S. Levine, and Ellis E. Herington, Pepper Hamilton LLP, Wilmington, DE for defendant.

    Case Number: D68406

    Complaint dismissed pursuant to doctrine of laches where plaintiff had inquiry notice defendant may have had a role in its subsidiary's breach of agreements with plaintiff, thereby precluding tolling of limitations period.

  • VLSI Tech. LLC v. Intel Corp.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-21
    Practice Area: Intellectual Property | Patent Litigation
    Industry: Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brian E. Farnan and Michael J. Farman of Farnan LLP, Wilmington, DE; Morgan Chu, Ben Hattenbach, Amy E. Proctor, Dominik Slusarczyk and Charlotte J. Wen of Irell & Manella LLP, Boston, MA, attorneys for plaintiff
    for defendant: Jack B. Blumenfeld and Jeremy A. Tigan of Morris, Nichols Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE Wil-liam F. Lee and Louis W. Tompros of Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr LLP, Palo Alto, CA, Mark D. Selwyn and Amanda L Major of Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr LLP, Washington, DC, at-torneys for defendant.

    Case Number: D68365

    Plaintiff's forum choice was entitled to paramount consideration, and little overlap existed between this case and another pending patent matter between the same parties in another jurisdiction.