Tag Archives: defamation

Chancery Grants Defamation Damages

A recent Delaware decision is notable for two reasons. First, it provides an example of a relatively rare defamation finding in a decision by the Delaware Court of Chancery. In Laser Tone Business Systems, LLC v. Delaware Micro-Computer LLC, C.A. No. 2017-0439-TMR (Del. Ch. Jan. 17, 2020), the court granted damages in the amount of … Continue Reading

Chancery Addresses Claims That Ex-Employees of Agilent Took Trade Secrets to Start New Company

Agilent Technologies, Inc. v. Kirkland, (Del. Ch., Jan. 20, 2009), read opinion here. The common fact pattern addressed in this Chancery Court decision: ex-employee’s former employer alleges that confidential data taken from former employer is being used against it by ex-employee in new business. This case began with claims involving allegedly false statements about a party’s products to potential partners … Continue Reading