Intellectual Property

If a company contracts to acquire software which it then licenses to a third party as a component of a lucrative service package, did it “sell” the software? In Value

Continue Reading North Carolina Supreme Court Unpacks a Service Contract and Finds a Potential Software Sale Lurking Within

As a still-young judicial panel, the Business Court frequently has an opportunity to define its boundaries in the face of challenges to its jurisdictional reach. In Inhold, LLC v. PureShield,
Continue Reading Business Court Confirms the “Special” Cases Where State Law Claims “Arise Under” Federal Law Remain a Rarity

Sometimes when seeking a trail of breadcrumbs to help unwind a twisty problem, one finds the whole loaf, instead. So it was for the N.C. Business Court in granting a
Continue Reading A Worldwide Covenant not to Compete May Someday Merit a Preliminary Injunction, but it Won’t Likely Come Soon in the N.C. Business Court.