• Goddard Sys., Inc. v. Gondal

    Publication Date: 2018-04-25
    Practice Area: Contracts | Trademarks
    Industry: Education
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Burke
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Douglas E. McCann and Jeremy D. Anderson, Fish & Richardson, P.C., Wilmington, DE; Dean T. Fournaris, John M. Doroghazi, and Jacob A. Sand, Wiggin and Dana LLP, Philadelphia, PA, attorneys for plaintiff
    for defendant: Gary E. Junge, Schmittinger & Rodriguez, P.A., Newark, DE; Christopher P. Coval, Fenningham, Dempster & Coval, LLP, Trevose, PA, attorneys for defendants.

    Case Number: D68119

    Preliminary injunction denied where plaintiff had not proven defendants likely breach of non-compete covenants would continue or could not be fully remedied through monetary damages.

  • In re Taylor-Wharton Intl LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-04-25
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Judge: Judge Shannon
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Patrick A. Jackson for Worthington Cryogenics, LLC
    for defendant: Derek J. Baker and Emily K. Devan for debtors.

    Case Number: D68125

    Purchaser of debtors assets was not entitled to reformation of contract based on mutual mistake because purchaser was a sophisticated party and failed to exercise due diligence.

  • Stanziale v. Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.

    Publication Date: 2018-04-25
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Judge: Judge Sontchi
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Mark M Billion and Erin J. Kennedy for plaintiff
    for defendant: Marcos A. Ramos and Joseph Barsalona II for defendant.

    Case Number: D68123

    Bankruptcy trustee was precluded from amending a complaint where the parties had previously entered a stipulated dismissal of the subject claims, and revival prejudiced defendant.

  • Bridev One, LLC v. Regency Ctrs., LP

    Publication Date: 2018-04-25
    Practice Area: Creditors' and Debtors' Rights | Landlord Tenant Law
    Industry: Food and Beverage | Real Estate
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Streett
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: D68122

    Superior court continued to possess jurisdiction to issue charging orders to execute judgments against LLC membership interests, where the statutory vesting the chancery court with jurisdiction to issue charging orders did not vest exclusive jurisdiction or divest the superior court of jurisdiction to issue such orders.

  • Evonik Degussa GMBH v. Materia, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-04-25
    Practice Area: Patent Litigation
    Industry: Chemicals and Materials
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Hillman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Eric James Evain, Grant & Eisenhofer, P.A., Wilmington, DE; R. Eric Hutz, Rudolph E. Hutz, and Ryan P. Cox, Reed Smith LLP, Wilmington, DE, attorneys for plaintiff
    for defendant: Jack B. Blumenfeld and Thomas C. Grimm, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE, attorneys for defendant.

    Case Number: D68118

    Jury verdict in favor of defendant on issue of willfulness proper where record contained sufficient evidence for jury to conclude defendant did not discover adverse nature of plaintiffs patent during the period of its infringement.

  • Delaware Business Court Insider

    Laster Orders Morris Nichols to Produce Client's Litigation File

    April 24, 2018

    The Delaware Court of Chancery has ordered Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell to turn over additional documents to two former clients embroiled in a dispute over control of a New York-based technology-services firm.

  • Legal Times

    High Court Rejects Challenge to PTO Patent Validity Review With Caveats Added

    April 24, 2018

    But the justices suggest procedure might not cover patents issued before 2011 passage of America Invents Act.

  • Delaware Business Court Insider

    Del. Supreme Court Upholds Discount in Appraisal Lawsuit Stemming From Telecom Deal

    April 24, 2018

    The Delaware Supreme Court on Monday upheld a Delaware Court of Chancery ruling that found Sprint's $3.6 billion acquisition of telecommunications firm Clearwire in 2013 had valued Clearwire at more than twice what it was actually worth.

  • Delaware Business Court Insider

    CBS Board to Face Claims Over Payments to Ailing Redstone

    April 19, 2018

    The Delaware Court of Chancery on Thursday ruled the CBS Corp. board must face claims it improperly approved millions of dollars in payments to Sumner Redstone after the company's former executive chairman became incapacitated in 2014.

  • Lincoln Benefit Life Co. v. Wilmington Trust, N.A.

    Publication Date: 2018-04-18
    Practice Area: Insurance Law
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | Insurance
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Rocanelli
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joseph C. Schoell, Jason P. Gosselin, Katherine L. Villaneuva and Christopher F. Petrillo for plaintiff
    for defendant: Steven L. Caponi for defendant.

    Case Number: D68113

    Defendant failed to establish overwhelming hardship or other justification for depriving plaintiff of its chosen forum in this insurance matter.