• FirstString Research, Inc. v. JSS Med. Research Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-06-16
    Practice Area: Contracts
    Industry: Pharmaceuticals
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor McCormick
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Myron T. Steele, John A. Sensing, Jesse L. Noa, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; Cory E. Manning, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Columbia, SC; Carrie A. Hanger, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Winston-Salem, NC, Wesley T. Moran, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Myrtle Beach, SC for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Steven L. Caponi, Matthew B. Goeller, K&L Gates LLP, Wilmington, DE, for defendant.

    Case Number: D69432

    Plaintiff's need for defendant to fulfill its contractual windup obligations sufficiently stated a basis for equitable relief that could trigger the chancery court's jurisdiction, further permitting it to exercise ancillary jurisdiction over plaintiff's legal claims despite defendant's related breach of contract suit in the superior court.