Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Trademark License Case

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The Supreme Court recently granted certiorari in the case of Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC (In re Tempnology, LLC), a First Circuit case that deepened the circuit split on whether trademark licensees are protected from a bankrupt debtor’s rejection of the underlying license.
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Going Once, Going Twice: Avoiding a Prepetition Foreclosure Sale in Chapter 11

Among the many protections afforded creditors under the Bankruptcy Code is the estate’s ability to avoid transfers made before the petition date that benefit certain creditors at the expense of others.  These so-called avoidance actions are primarily governed by Sections 544, 547 and 548 of the Bankruptcy Code, which set […]

In Case of Fire, File a Claim

In a recent decision enforcing the discharge injunction under Section 1107(d)(1)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code, the Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania blocked a creditor from asserting a claim against the debtor after confirmation of the plan.  The case of In re Trustees of Conneaut Lake Park, Inc.), […]