• Borealis Power Holdings Inc. v. Hunt Strategic Util. Inv., LLC

    Publication Date: 2020-02-05
    Practice Area: Corporate Entities
    Industry: Energy
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Glasscock
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William M. Lafferty, Thomas W. Briggs, Jr., Daniel T. Menken, and Aubrey J. Morin, Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE; Richard I. Werder, Jr., Renita N. Sharma, Elisabeth B. Miller, and Ryan A. Rakower, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, New York, NY for plaintiffs and defendants Borealis Power Holdings Inc. and BPC Health Corporation.
    for defendant: Blake Rohrbacher, Brian S. Yu, and Kevin M. Regan, Richards, Layton & Finger P.A., Wilmington, DE; Neil A. Steiner, Dechert LLP, New York, NY for plaintiff intervenors Cheyne Walk Investments. David C. McBride, Martin S. Lessner, Ryan M. Bartley, and Paul J. Loughman, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE; J. Christopher Shore and Alive Tsier, White & Case LLP, New York, NY; Aaron Colodny, White & Case LLP, Los Angeles, CA, attorneys for plaintiff intervenors and defendants Sempra Texas Holdings Corp and Sempra Texas Intermediate Holding Co. Peter J. Walsh, Jr., J. Matthew Belger, and Andrew H. Sauder, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; Jessica B. Pulliam, Baker Botts LLP, Dallas, TX; Vernon Cassin, Baker Botts LLP, Washington, DC; P. Clarkson Collins, Jr., Ian D. McCauley, and Kathleen A. Murphy, Morris James LLP, Wilmington, DE, attorneys for defendant Hunt Strategic Utility Investment.

    Case Number: D68862

    One party had superior right of first refusal for purchase of offered shares where the parties' shareholders agreement provided that any sale could not violate an investor rights agreement, which granted the party with the superior right its right of first refusal.

  • Delaware Law Weekly | News

    Judge Finds for C3 and Founder in Shareholder Lawsuit

    January 30, 2020

    "Valuing a private company" is "a notoriously difficult thing" to do, Judge Colm Connolly said.

  • Sullivan v. Hanover Foods Corp.

    Publication Date: 2020-01-29
    Practice Area: Employment Litigation
    Industry: Food and Beverage
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Noreika
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Seth J. Reidenberg, Tybout, Redfearn & Pell, Wilmington, DE; Evan L. Frank, Alan L. Frank Law Associates, P.C., Jenkintown, PA for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Barry M. Willoughby, Timothy Jay Houseal, Curtis J. Crowther, Lauren E.M. Russell, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE for defendant.

    Case Number: D68861

    Employer was entitled to summary judgment on employee's discrimination and disparate treatment claims based on race and sex, as well her hostile environment claim based on sex.

  • Law.com

    Trump Watch: Who to Watch as McGahn and Mueller Reach the D.C. Circuit

    January 3, 2020

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will feature a number of familiar faces in the latest showdown between House Democrats and President Donald Trump.

  • Channel Medsystems, Inc. v. Boston Scientific Corp.

    Publication Date: 2020-01-01
    Practice Area: Mergers and Acquisitions
    Industry: Health Care | Manufacturing
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Chancellor Bouchard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Daniel A. Mason, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Wilmington, DE; William M. Lafferty, Thomas W. Briggs, Jr., and Richard Li, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE; Andrew G. Gordon, Jaren Janghorbani, Paul A. Paterson, and Andrew J. Markquart, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Karen L. Pascale, James M. Yoch, Jr., and Paul J. Loughman, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP, Wilmington, DE; Matthew M. Wolf, Edward Han, Amy DeWitt, Tara Williamson, William Louden, and William Young, Jr., Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, Washington, DC, for defendant.

    Case Number: D68822

    Acquiring company breached merger agreement by failing to use commercially reasonable efforts to close where inaccuracies in merger agreement representations did not constitute a materially adverse event for the target company.

  • SZ DJI Tech. Co., Ltd. v. Autel Robotics USA LLC

    Publication Date: 2020-01-01
    Practice Area: Patent Litigation
    Industry: Aerospace | Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Stark
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jody C. Barillare, Amy M. Dudash, Willard K. Tom, Jon R. Roellke, Ryan Kantor and Bradford A. Cangro, Morgan, Lewis & Boekius LLP, Wilmington, DE and Washington, DC; Kelly E. Farnan and Christine D. Haynes, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE; David M. Farnum and Sherry X. Wu, Anova Law Group, PLLC, Sterling, VA for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: Anne Shea Gaza, Robert M. Vrana and Samantha G. Wilson, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Tim-othy C. Bickham, John Caracappa, Jonathan B. Sallet, Scott M. Richey, Beau M. Goodrick, Andrew Xue and Michael Flynn-O’Brien, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA for defendants.

    Case Number: D68828

    In its claim construction ruling, the court rejected defendants' arguments regarding indefiniteness in this patent matter.

  • National Law Journal

    Big Law Chairmen and Prominent Trial Lawyers Help Drive Biden Fundraising

    December 30, 2019

    Biden's newly disclosed list of campaign bundlers includes Big Law chairmen, practice group leaders, prominent trial lawyers and tech and finance executives. The list of 250 names revealed the individuals and couples who have raised at least $25,000 for his presidential run.

  • In re Oracle Corp. Derivative Litig.

    Publication Date: 2019-12-18
    Practice Area: Corporate Governance
    Industry: Investments and Investment Advisory | Software | Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Glasscock
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joel Friedlander, Jeffrey M. Gorris and Christopher P. Quinn, Friedlander & Gorris, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Randal J. Baron, David A. Knotts and Christopher H. Lyons, Robbins Geller Rudman & Down LLP, San Diego, CA and Nashville, TN; Brian J. Robbins, Stephen J. Oddo and Gregory Del Gaizo, Robbins LLP, San Diego, CA for lead plaintiff.
    for defendant: Elena C. Norman, Richard J. Thomas, Benjamin M. Potts, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Peter A. Wald, Blair Connelly and Rachel J. Rodriguez, Latham & Watkins LLP, San Francisco, CA and New York, NY for defendants Ellison and Catz. Kenneth J. Nachbar, John P. DiTomo, Thomas P. Will and Corinne R. Moini, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE; Sara B. Brody, Jaime A. Bartlett and Matthew J. Dolan, Sidley Austin LLP, San Francisco, CA and Palo Alto, CA for defendants Hurd Estate, Henley, Conrades, James, Panetta, Boskin, Berg, Garcia-Molina, Seligman, Chizen and Bingham. A. Thompson Bayliss and E. Wade Houston, Abrams & Bayliss LLP, Wilmington, DE; John W. Spiegel, George M. Garvey and John M. Gildersleeve, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, Los Angeles, CA for defendant Goldberg. Andrew S. Dupre, McCarter & English, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Robert P. Feldman and Christopher D. Kercher, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sulli-van LLP, Redwood Shores, CA and New York, NY for defendant Nelson. Thomas A. Beck, Blake Rohrbacher, Susan M. Han-nigan, Matthew D. Perri and Daniel E. Kaprow, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE for nominal defendant Ora-cle Corp.

    Case Number: D68809

    Where a special litigation committee concluded that a litigation asset should be turned over to the lead plaintiff to pursue a derivative action on behalf of the corporation, plaintiff was entitled to all relevant documents considered by the committee.

  • Delaware Law Weekly | On the Move

    Young Conaway Elects 2 New Partners

    December 16, 2019

    Two Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor attorneys, Paul Loughman and Bill Gamgort, were elected to join the firm's partnership, effective Jan. 1, according to a press release.

  • Cirba Inc. v. VMware, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-12-11
    Practice Area: Patent Litigation
    Industry: Software | Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Stark
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kenneth L. Dorsney, Morris James, Wilmington, DE; Courtland L. Reichman, Shawna Ballard, Jennifer P. Estremera, Michael G. Flanigan, Joachim B. Steinberg, Kate Falkenstien, Ariel C. Green, Sarah O. Jorgensen, Christine E. Lehman, Khue V. Ho-ant, Jaime Cardenas-Navia and Wesley L. White, Reichman Jorgensen LLP, Redwood Shores, CA, Atlanta GA, Washington, DC and New York, NY; Gary J. Toman, Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial, Atlanta, GA; Peter J. Ayers, Law Office of Peter J. Ayers, PLLC , Austin, TX for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: Anne Shea Gaza, Robert M. Vrana and Samantha G. Wilson of Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Ar-turo J. González, Michael A. Jacobs, Richard S.J. Hung, Bita Rahebi and Scott F. Llewellyn, Morrison & Foerster LLP, San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA and Denver, CO for defendant.

    Case Number: D68802

    The court construed disputed patent terms based on intrinsic evidence.