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Anti-retaliation Provision Added to State’s Equal-Accommodations Law

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In Trusts and Estates | On August 19, 2019

Delaware has long had a law that often is referred to as “DEAL” — the Delaware Equal Accommodations Law. That law, in part, prohibits people from refusing, withholding from, or denying others accommodations, facilities, advantages, or privileges of a place of public accommodation, based on protected characteristics of race, marital status, creed, color, sex, disability, […]

The District of Delaware Grants Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment for Indefiniteness Under 35 U.S.C. § 112

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In IP Litigation | On July 30, 2019

In HIP, Inc. v. Hormel Foods Corporation et al., C.A. 18-615-CFC (D. Del. June 24, 2019), the United States District Court for the District of Delaware held that a patent failed to meet the definiteness requirement of 35 U.S.C. § 112.  As a result, Judge Colm Connolly granted Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment challenging U.S. […]

District of Delaware Update

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In IP Litigation | On June 17, 2019

Last August, two new judges joined the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, Judge Colm F. Connolly and Judge Maryellen Noreika.  Judge Connolly filled the seat previously held by Judge Sue L. Robinson and Judge Noreika filled the seat previously held by Judge Gregory M. Sleet.  In recent months, both Judge Connolly […]

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