• Sunline Commercial Carriers, Inc. v. CITGO Petroleum Corp.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-27
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Cargo and Shipping | Energy | Transportation
    Court: Delaware Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Strine
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael F. Bonkowski and Nicholas J. Brannick, Cole Schotz P.C., Wilmington, DE ; Ross A. Mortillaro, Stinson Leonard Street LLP, Dallas, TX for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Mary F. Dugan, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE; John Zavitsanos, Debora Si-mon Pacholder and Edward Goolsby, Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing, P.C., Houston, TX for defendant.

    Case Number: D68508

    The parties' contractual agreements contained inconsistencies, and these ambiguities precluded summary judgment.

  • Baggage Airline Guest Serv., Inc. v. Roadie, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-01-23
    Practice Area: Patent Litigation
    Industry: Cargo and Shipping | Transportation
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Neal Belgam and Eve Ormerod, Smith, Katzenstein & Jenkins LLP, Wilmington, DE; Stefan V. Stein, Mayanne Downs, Jason Zimmerman and Cole Carlson, Gray Robinson P.A., Orlando, FL for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Pilar G. Kraman, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Edward A. Pennington, John P. Moy, John P. Pen-nington and Darlene K. Tzou, Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP, Washington, DC for defendant.

    Case Number: D68434

    Patent claims for a baggage delivery system involved an abstract idea and did not contain any inventive concept.

  • Praxis Energy Agents Pte Ltd v. M/V Pebble Beach

    Publication Date: 2018-10-17
    Practice Area: Admiralty | International Law
    Industry: Cargo and Shipping
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Stark
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Timothy Jay Houseal, J. Stephen Simms and Marios J. Monopolis for plaintiff
    for defendant: Michael B. McCauley, Frank P. DeGuilio and Kevin G. O'Donovan for defendant.

    Case Number: D68324

    Plaintiff did not have a valid maritime lien and was not entitled to detain a vessel in Delaware.

  • Godden v. Franco

    Publication Date: 2018-09-05
    Practice Area: Corporate Governance
    Industry: Cargo and Shipping
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Laster
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Samuel T. Hirzel, II, Melissa N. Donimirski, Elizabeth A. DeFelice, HEYMAN ENERIO GATTUSO & HIRZEL, LLP, Wilmington, DE, Kevin H. Marino, John D. Tortorella, John A. Boyle, MARINO, TORTORELLA & BOYLE, P.C., Chatham, NJ, Kostas D. Katsiris, VENABLE LLP, NY, NY, for plaintiffs
    for defendant: Elena C. Norman, Richard J. Thomas, Benjamin M. Potts, YOUNG CONAWAY STARGATT & TAYLOR, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Robert M. Sulkin, Gregory J. Hollon, MCNAUL, EBEL, NAWROT & HELGREN PLLC, Seattle, WA, for defendant.

    Case Number: D68273

    A written consent to terminate a corporate office was not self-executing with regard to all of the company's subsidiaries.

  • Zavala v. Port to Port Intl Corp.

    Publication Date: 2018-04-18
    Practice Area: Administrative Law
    Industry: Cargo and Shipping
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Butler
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Lauren E.M. Russell for Port to Port Int'l Corp.
    for defendant: Carla Jarosz for Unemployment Ins. Appeal Bd.

    Case Number: D68117

    Substantial evidence existed to support agencys determination that the claimant was terminated from her em-ployment for cause and was not entitled to receive unemployment benefits.