2nd Circ. Judge Rips NY Court's 'Crystal Clear Mistake'

Law360, New York (April 19, 2017, 6:38 PM EDT) -- A Second Circuit judge hearing the appeal of a $3.5 million summary judgment in favor of New York University in a breach of contract dispute between the school and drugmaker Galderma Laboratories Inc. told the parties Wednesday that U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein made a “crystal clear mistake” of New York law in deciding the case.

Circuit Judge Richard C. Wesley said Judge Hellerstein wrongly relied on a “whereas” clause in a 2009 amendment to a license agreement between the university and the company in...
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Case Title

New York University v. Galderma Laboratories, Inc.


Case Number

16-722

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4190 CONTRACT-Other Contract Action

Date Filed

March 4, 2016


Case Title

New York University v. Galderma Laboratories, Inc.


Case Number

16-817

Court

Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4190 CONTRACT-Other Contract Action

Date Filed

March 17, 2016

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