Delaware Chancery Court Rules on “Fair Value” Doctrine

The Delaware Chancery Court recently rejected the long-standing doctrine that the merger price in an arm's-length transaction always represents fair value. The court carved out exceptions to the doctrine in two cases specifically: Appraisal of Dell, Inc (May 31, 2016) and Appraisal of DFC Global Corp. (July 8, 2016). In both cases, the Chancery Court found that there were …

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Good News for Patent Holders

By: Lisa Warren In what has been a seemingly rare occurrence in recent months, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently issued a pro-patentee decision in Immersion Corporation v. HTC Corporation and HTC America, Inc., holding that a continuing application filed on the same day as the parent application issues as a …

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Inc. Magazine Names Virtual, Inc. to 2011 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies

Inc. Magazine has recently released their 2011 Inc. 5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. MBBP client, Virtual, Inc. has been named to this list for the second consecutive year. The Inc. 5000 ranks companies according to percentage growth over the past three years. Virtual, Inc., a Wakefield, MA-based provider of professional association management services, grew its …

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