• Delaware Business Court Insider

    TrueCar Investors Resist Pause in Delaware Lawsuit While MDL Panel Mulls Consolidating Actions

    May 23, 2019

    Investors in TrueCar Inc. are resisting a bid by the Santa Monica-based car-pricing company's directors to temporarily halt a Delaware derivative lawsuit over allegedly inflated stock prices while a federal panel mulls whether to consolidate shareholder claims into multidistrict litigation.

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    Chancery Awards Advancement to Member Under Operating Agreement Provision

    May 22, 2019

    Delaware corporate law allows for a corporation to agree in its organizational documents or contracts to advance legal fees and expenses in defense of actions, arising from a person's service to the company.

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    Bouchard Denies IT Firm's Bid for $18M Indemnification for Exec's Defense in Bribery Probe

    May 21, 2019

    The Delaware Court of Chancery denied Computer Sciences Corp.'s bid to recoup about $18 million it had paid for an executive to defend against criminal investigations into an alleged bribery scheme stemming from the company's purchase of ServiceMesh Inc. in 2013.

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    AbbVie, Boehringer Settle Humira Patent Dispute in U.S.

    May 15, 2019

    Under the agreement, Boehringer will to pay AbbVie royalties for licensing its Humira patents and agreed to acknowledges the validity and enforceability of the patents, AbbVie said.

  • Dunfee v. KGL Holdings Riverfront, LLC

    Publication Date: 2019-05-15
    Practice Area: Wrongful Death
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | Hospitality and Lodging
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Cooch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Gary S. Nitsche, William R. Stewart, III, and Rachel D. Allen, Weik Nitsche & Dougherty, LLC, Wilmington, DE; Joseph J. Rhoades, Rhoades & Morrow, LLC, Wilmington, DE; Martin C. Meltzer, Law Office of Martin C. Meltzer, Wilmington, DE for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: Catherine A. Gaul and Aaron P. Sayers, Ashby Geddes, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Mary E. Sherlock and Stephen F. Dryden, Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Elizabeth C. Grabey, McGivney, Kluger & Cook, P.C., Wilmington, DE; Christina M. Belitz, Polsinelli PC, Wilmington, DE; Michael J. Logullo, Rawle & Henderson, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Johan A. Elzufon, Elzufon Austin & Mondell, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Michael I. Silverman, Silverman, McDonald & Friedman, Wilmington, DE for defendants.

    Case Number: D68559

    Wrongful death claim not dismissed where plaintiffs could impose liability on defendants who conducted assessment of apartment complex's boiler system when the building's owner allegedly relied upon the assessment to not undertake repairs or replacement of the boiler.

  • Warren v. Amstead Indus., Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-05-15
    Practice Area: Administrative Law
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Krasnitz
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Adam F. Wasserman, Ciconte Serba LLC, Wilmington, DE for claimant.
    for defendant: Linda L. Wilson, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, Wilmington, DE for employer.

    Case Number: D68565

    Employer failed to raise the issue of retirement in its petition to review a claimant's workers' compensation benefits, so the board erred in granting the petition on grounds not contained in the pleadings.

  • Bobcat N. Am., LLC v. Inland Waste Holdings, LLC

    Publication Date: 2019-05-08
    Practice Area: Mergers and Acquisitions
    Industry:
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Wallace
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joel Friedlander, Christopher M. Foulds, and Christopher P. Quinn, Friedlander & Goris, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Andrew J. Wronski, Max B. Chester, and Andrew M. Meerkins, Foley & Lardner LLP, Milwaukee, WI for plaintiff.
    for defendant: David S. Eagle and Sean M. Brennecke, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Wilmington, DE; William T. Hill and Gregory R. Sellers, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Philadelphia, PA for defendants.

    Case Number: D68550

    Purchaser was entitled to redemption of its equity pursuant to business purchase agreement where parties' agreement expressly and exclusively conditioned redemption on failure of future business conditions to manifest when those conditions did fail to manifest.

  • Samsung Elec. Co., Ltd. V. Imperium Holdings (Cayman), Ltd.

    Publication Date: 2019-05-01
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Investments and Investment Advisory | Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    Judge: Judge Chagares
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: D68545

    Following the conclusion of a previously-filed action in another state, the court vacated a dismissal and remanded to the fed-eral district court for further proceedings.

  • TQ Delta, LLC v. 2Wire, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-05-01
    Practice Area: Patent Litigation
    Industry: Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brian E. Farnan and Michael J. Farnan, Farnan LLP, Wilmington, DE; Peter J. McAndrews, Thomas J. Wimbiscus, James P. Murphy, Paul W. McAndrews, Anna M. Targowska and Rajendra Chiplunkar, McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd., Chicago, IL for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Jody C. Barillare, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, Wilmington, DE; Brett Schuman, Rachel M. Walsh and Monte M.F. Cooper, Goodwin Procter LLP, San Francisco for defendant.

    Case Number: D68548

    In this patent infringement action, the court granted plaintiff's motion for summary judgment of no invalidity as to patent eli-gibility and indefiniteness, but it denied the remainder of the parties' cross-motions for summary judgment.

  • In re: Managed Storage Int'l, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-05-01
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy
    Industry: Distribution and Wholesale | Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Judge: Judge Walrath
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: R. Grant Dick, IV and Robert W. Pedigo, Cooch and Taylor, P.A., Wilmington, DE for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Dennis A. Meloro, Greenberg Traurig LLP, Wilmington, DE, Annapoorni R. Sankaran, Holland & Knight LLP, Houston, TX for defendant.

    Case Number: D68544

    Stipulation between debtor and secured creditor required dismissal of bankruptcy trustee's avoidance action where transfers were made in ordinary course of business and parties would likely have no difficulty in collection at time of stipulation.