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September 11, 2017
Delaware Court of Chancery Dismisses Case After Trial for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction; No Contract Where “Essential” Schedule Was Left Blank

When a defendant contests a court’s personal jurisdiction, the defendant may file a motion to dismiss the action under Rule 12(b)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure or its state-court analog.

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August 30, 2017
A Colorable Claim of Privilege Triggers a Duty to Alert Opposing Counsel of Inadvertently Produced Documents

Every litigation attorney has reviewed documents produced by adverse parties in discovery, and many of us have had the experience of finding an attorney-client privileged document that was inadvertently produced by the other side.

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August 20, 2017
Synergies Made the Difference in Clearwire Stockholders’ $70 Million Loss on Appraisal Bid in the Delaware Court of Chancery

Without exaggeration, Skadden Arps, which represented the merger target, Clearwire, and the buyer, Sprint, called it “the biggest appraisal defense victory ever” and “the most dramatic downward departure from a deal price in the court’s history.”

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August 16, 2017
Patent Litigation After Heartland v. Kraft: New Considerations and Strategies on Where to Enforce Patents

Co Authored by By L. Peter Farkas and Theodore A. Kittila [1]

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August 15, 2017
Fake Merger Litigation Is Down, But Real Merger Litigation Is Up in the Delaware Court of Chancery

Although filings of merger litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery are down, at least four of the five judges on the Court have indicated that the Court is busier than ever, with more merger cases being scheduled for trial.

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