Oasis Tooling Inc. v. Siemens Indus. Software, Inc.
Publication Date: December 04, 2023Industries:Patent LitigationPractice Area:ElectronicsManufacturingSoftwareCourt: U.S. District Court of DelawareJudge: District Judge BurkeAttorneys:For plaintiff: Philip A. Rovner, Jonathan A. Choa, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; Paul J. Andre, Lisa Kobialka, James Hannah, Timothy Layden, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, Redwood Shores, CA; Aaron M. Frankel, Cristina L. Martinez, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, New York, NY for plaintiff.For defendant: Karen Jacobs, Cameron P. Clark, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE; John D. Vandenberg, Kristin L. Cleveland, Mark W. Wilson, Klarquist Sparkman, LLP, Portland, OR; Kristina R. Cary, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Boston, MA; Gregg F. LoCascio, P.C., Michael A. Pearson, Jr., Matthew J. McIntee, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Washington, DC; Brian E. Farnan, Michael J. Farnan, Farnan LLP, Wilmington, DE; Clement Naples, Latham & Watkins LLP, New York, NY; Gabriel K. Bell, Latham & Watkins LLP, Washington, DC; Thomas W. Yeh, Latham & Watkins LLP, Los Angeles, CA; Brett M. Sanford, Daniel S. Todd, Latham & Watkins LLP, San Francisco, CA for defendants.Case number: 22-151-CJB
British Telecomm. PLC v. Palo Alto Networks, Inc.
Publication Date: November 27, 2023Industries:Patent LitigationPractice Area:Technology Media and TelecomCourt: U.S. District Court of DelawareJudge: District Judge BurkeAttorneys:For plaintiff: Philip A. Rovner, Jonathan A. Choa, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; Bart H. Williams, Proskauer Rose LLP, Los Angeles, CA; Nolan M. Goldberg, Baldassare Vinti, Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, NY; Edward Wang, Proskauer Rose LLP, Washington, DC for plaintiffs.For defendant: Brian E. Farnan, Michael J. Farnan, Farnan, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Adrian C. Percer, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, Redwood Shores, CA; Anish R. Desai, Tom Yu, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, New York, NY; Priyata Y. Patel, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, Washington, DC for defendant.Case number: 22-1538-CJB
Deutsche Bank AG v. Devon Park Bioventures, L.P.
Publication Date: November 13, 2023Industries:DamagesPractice Area: Financial Services and BankingInvestments and Investment AdvisoryCourt: Court of ChanceryJudge: Vice Chancellor GlasscockAttorneys:For plaintiff: Stephen C. Norman, Aaron R. Sims, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; David G. Januszewski, Sheila C. Ramesh, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, New York, NY for plaintiff.For defendant: Edwin J. Harron, James M. Yoch, Jr., Kevin P. Rickert, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Kevin C. Maclay, Todd E. Phillips, Quincy M. Crawford, Nathaniel R. Miller, Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered, Washington, D.C.; William M. Kelleher, Neil R. Lapinski, Phillip A. Giordano, Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Ira S. Zaroff, Richard M. Zaroff, Zaroff & Zaroff LLP, Garden City, NY; P. Clarkson Collins, Jr., K. Tyler O’Connell, Albert J. Carroll, R. Eric Hacker, Morris James LLP, Wilmington, DE for defendants.Case number: 2017-0822-SG
Cargill, Inc. v. Rossi
Publication Date: October 30, 2023Industries:Labor LawPractice Area:Distribution and WholesaleFood and BeverageCourt: Delaware Superior CourtJudge: Judge RennieAttorneys:For plaintiff: Richard P. Rollo, Travis S. Hunter, Jordan L. Cramer, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A, Wilmington, DE for plaintiff.For defendant: John A. Sensing, Hannah L. Paxton, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE for defendant.Case number: N23C-03-047 SKR CCLD
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