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Floor-Plan Financer Wins Against Guarantors (access required)

Plaintiff Automotive Finance Corporation, which arranges floor-plan financing for several Northern Virginia used car dealers, wins summary judgment in an Alexandria U.S. District Court against defendant guarantors on promissory notes that funded defendant dealerships. Summary judgment will be entered in ...

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Default Set Aside in IT Contract Case (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court sets aside default against an offshore IT company because it has proffered meritorious defenses to plaintiff’s contract claims alleging failure to hire enough qualified consultants, missing target deadlines and poor performance, with defendant’s assertions that ...

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Court Awards ‘Reasonable’ Fee, Not Contract Fee (access required)

An inventory financing company that provides floor plan financing for used car dealers, and that won summary judgment against the guarantors of promissory notes for several Northern Virginia dealers, is not entitled to an attorney’s fee award of $473,422 under ...

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Golf Ball Patents on the Line (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court denies plaintiff Callaway Golf Company’s request to vacate defendant USPTO’s inter partes re-examinations of four of Callaway’s patents for multi-layer golf balls; litigation in another federal court over Callaway’s settlement agreement with the competitor that ...

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Claim for ‘Voodoo Juice’ Formula Advances (access required)

In a Petersburg company’s suit alleging defendant, its former customer, violated a confidentiality agreement by appropriating plaintiff’s formula for a plant nutrient, which defendant markets as “Voodoo Juice,” a Richmond U.S. District Court refuses to dismiss plaintiff’s claims for false ...

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