Monthly Archives: October 2016

Aqualife Inc. v. Leibzon, Index No. 2717/13, 1/5/16, (Demarest, J.)

Breach of Contract; Tortious Interference with Contract; Unjust Enrichment; Constructive Trust; Non-Compete Covenants; Trade Secrets By: Anastasia Galstian | Staff Writer Plaintiff engaged in the sale, installation, and maintenance of reverse osmosis water purification and filtration systems (“RO Systems”). Defendants … Continue reading

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Time Equities, Inc. and REINVEST v. Naeringsbygg 1 Norge III and Kommersiella Fastigheter In NY 3 Corp, Index No. 651906/2015 (O. Peter Sherwood, J.)

Motion to dismiss; Piercing the corporate veil; Choice of law; Personal Jurisdiction; Forum Conveniens; Alter Egos By: Katherine Sullivan | Staff Writer Defendant Naeringsbygg 1 Norge III AS (“NBNII”) is a Norwegian company based in Oslo, Norway. Defendant Kommersiella Fastigheter … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v Pena, Index No. 500827/2015, 01/06/16, (Demarest, J.)

Cross Collateralized Real Estate Loan; CPLR 3211 Motion to Dismiss; RPAPL 1301; Deficiency Judgment. By: Aaron Jacob | Senior Staff Writer Plaintiff, Wells Fargo, a national banking association, acquired two promissory notes from its merger with Wachovia Bank. The notes … Continue reading

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Grossberg v. Van Bakergem, Index No. 651376/15, 1/15/16, (Ramos, J.)

Contract; breach; Fiduciary Duty; breach; Declaratory Judgment; Specific Performance; CPLR 2221(d)(2); CPLR 2221(e)(2); CPLR 2221(e)(3); CPLR 5016 By: Yan Borodanski | Senior Staff Member Plaintiff Erik Weller Grossberg (“Plaintiff”), Defendant Derek van Bakergem (“Defendant”), and Counterclaim Defendant Wyatt Carder (“Counterclaim … Continue reading

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Madden Intl., Ltd. v. Lew Footwear Holdings Pty Ltd., Index No. 650209/2015, 1/15/16 (Scarpulla, J.)

Breach of Contract; Tortious Interference with Business Relations; Jurisdiction By Toshia Smith | Senior Staff Writer Madden International, Ltd. (“Plaintiff”) is a designer and seller of footwear, handbags, and accessories. Lew Footwear Holdings Pty Ltd. (“Defendant”) is a footwear distributor … Continue reading

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Atlantic Hgts. Specialty Script Corp. v. Downstate at LICH Holding Co., Inc., Index No. 507208/2015, 03/28/16 (Demarest, J.)

RPAPL §713(7); CPLR 3211(c); Breach of Contract; Collateral Estoppel; Good Faith and Fair Dealing; Preliminary Injunction. By: Madeline Collins | Staff Writer Plaintiff acquired a retail pharmacy from Long Island College Hospital (“LICH”) pursuant to an Asset Purchase Agreement (“the … Continue reading

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