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Savino v. Dodd (In re Dodd)

(Bankr. S.D. Ind. July 14, 2017)

The bankruptcy court denies the creditor’s motion for summary judgment in this nondischargeability action under 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(2), (4), and (6). 83 more words

Bankruptcy Court For Southern District Of Indiana

Trost v. Trost (In re Trost)

(6th Cir. B.A.P. June 28, 2017)

The Sixth Circuit B.A.P. affirms the bankruptcy court’s entry of summary judgment, finding the debt owed to the plaintiff nondischargeable under 11 U.S.C. 70 more words


Court declines to extend collateral estoppel defense in artwork ownership litigation.

In Reif v. Nagy, 2017 NY Slip Op 02920 (April 18, 2017), the First Department affirmed a lower court’s ruling dismissing a complaint brought by heirs claiming ownership to Nazi looted art.   264 more words


Fairchild (Taiwan) Corporation v. Power Integrations, Inc.

Docket No. 2017-1002

April 21, 2017

Motion Panel Order (Precedential)

Brief Summary: PTAB “ordered to dismiss the reexamination of claims 6, 7, 18, and 19 of the ‘972 patent” (for which a final decision has already been rendered (§ 317(b) and issue a reexamination certificate invalidating the claims for which no final decision had already been reached. 331 more words


Phil-Insul Corp., DBA IntegraSpec v. Airlite Plastics Co., Formtech, LLC

Docket No. 2015-2037

April 14, 2017

Brief Summary: DC decision of collateral estoppel (CE) affirmed. Rule 36 judgment can serve as a basis for CE decisions. 615 more words

Collateral Estoppel

National Labor Relations Board v. Calvert

(S.D. Ind. Mar. 31, 2017)

The district court affirms the bankruptcy court’s ruling in favor of the debtor in the nondischargeability action. The NLRB argued its claim against the debtor should be denied under 11 U.S.C. 70 more words

District Court For Southern District Of Indiana

Intellectual Ventures I LLC, et al. v. Capital One Financial Company et al.

Docket No. 2016-1077

March 7, 2017

Brief Summary: DC grant of SJ for collateral estoppel (issue preclusion) affirmed under Fourth Circuit law and finding of ineligibility under under § 101 affirmed under the two-step Alice/Mayo “abstract idea” / “inventive concept” test. 492 more words