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Posted on February 23rd, 2018 by ilsteam

In Hefter Impact Techs., LLC v. Sport Maska, Inc., No. 15-13290-FDS (D. Mass. Aug. 3, 2017), the Plaintiff Hefter Impact Technologies, LLC (“HIT”) sold its ice-hockey helmet design to the Defendant, Sport Maska, Inc., d/b/a Reebok — CCM Hockey (“CCM”). CCM agreed to pay HIT royalties on its helmets based on the original HIT design. …

Posted on February 21st, 2018 by ilsteam

In Rembrandt Diagnostics LLP v. Innovacon, Inc., No. 3:16-cv-0698 CAB (NLS), (S.D. Cal. Oct. 3, 2017), the dispute was over drug-testing cups for screening urine samples. The Plaintiff, Rembrandt Diagnostics, LP (“Rembrandt”), alleged that the Defendant, Innovacon, Inc. (“Innovacon”), breached the patent license agreement established between both companies’ predecessors. Innovacon argued that it did not …

Posted on February 12th, 2018 by ilsteam

In IBM v. Naganayagam, No. 15-cv-7991, (S.D.N.Y. 2017), Plaintiff filed a motion for summary judgment and Defendant filed a cross-action pursuant to Rule 37 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for spoliation sanctions. In this action, the Plaintiff sought to rescind several Equity Award Agreements (“EAAs”) given to Defendant during his employment. EEAs are …

Posted on February 9th, 2018 by ilsteam

In Rabang, et al., v. Kelly et al., No. 2:17-cv-00088-JCC, U.S. Dist. Ct. (W.D. Wash. 2017) the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington compelled the Defendants to produce multiple documents after, as the Court described, Defendants stonewalled Plaintiffs in their requests. Defendant has refused to produce responsive documents in his possession, …

Posted on February 7th, 2018 by ilsteam

Kellgren v. Petco Animal Supplies, Inc., No. 3:13-cv-644L-KSC, (S.D. Cal. March 10, 2017) is a collective litigation in which plaintiffs Erik Kellgren (“Kellgren”) and others employed as Assistant Managers in Defendants’ stores claim to have been misclassified as “exempt” from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The central issues in the case relate …