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Blank Rome Secures Victory for DePuy Synthes, Enforcing Terms of Non-Compete Agreement against Former Sales Executive
January 13, 2017
Anthony B. Haller, Leigh Ann Buziak, Daniel S. Morris, Jared M. DeBona, Megann Elizabeth Gibson
Blank Rome’s trade secret and competition group secured a significant victory for DePuy Synthes, a subsidiary of Firm client Johnson & Johnson, by securing an injunction in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania enforcing the terms of a non-compete against a former senior sales executive, prohibiting him from taking a position with a direct competitor for a period of 18 months.
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Blank Rome Secures Significant Victory for Rafael Etzion in Decade-Long Divorce Settlement
January 12, 2017
Harris N. Cogan, Kevin R. Doherty
After nine years of litigation involving numerous appeals, Blank Rome’s litigation team secured a significant victory for Rafael Etzion, Metro Shipping and Warehousing, Inc., Metro K LLC, and Variety Accessories, Inc.
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Blank Rome Represents eFuture Holding Inc. in "Going Private" Merger
January 11, 2017
Fang Felton, Barry H. Genkin
A Blank Rome Team represented eFuture Holding Inc., a leading software and solution provider and a mobile business enabler to China's retail and consumer goods industries, which completed a “going private” merger transaction with Shiji (Hong Kong) Limited and eFuture CI Limited.
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Blank Rome Represents NewSpring Holdings in Its Platform Acquisition of Vertical Management Systems, Inc.
January 2017
Alan L. Zeiger, Shlomo Troodler, Molly Crane, Cory G. Jacobs, Jeffrey M. Rosenfeld, Patrick A. O'Reilly, et al.
Blank Rome served as counsel to NewSpring Holdings, a Philadelphia suburb-based leading middle-market private equity fund, in its platform acquisition of Vertical Management Systems, Inc., a technology innovation firm specializing in solutions for the financial services industry.
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Blank Rome Represents Mogo Marketing and Media LLC in Sale to Learfield Communications LLC
December 30, 2016
Henry M. Kuller, Francis E. Dehel, YanLing (Winnie) Wang, Matthew R. Altomare, Jonathan T. Keen, Nicole M. Vorrasi, et al.
Blank Rome represented Mogo Marketing and Media LLC t/a Mogo Interactive, based in San Francisco, CA, in its sale to Learfield Communications LLC, based in Plano, Texas.
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Blank Rome Represents Z.S. Fund L.P. in Acquisition of Juniper Landscaping Holdings, LLC and its Affiliates
December 22, 2016
Shaun Snitman, Joseph T. Gulant, Inna Zaltsman, Mathew S. Rotenberg, Cory G. Jacobs, Jeffrey Rosenfeld, et al.
Blank Rome represented ZS Fund, L.P., a New York-based private equity fund, in the acquisition of Juniper Landscaping Holdings, LLC and its affiliates, a Florida-based business providing residential landscaping, commercial landscaping, irrigation, and landscape maintenance services.
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Blank Rome Represents Mount Sinai Health System and West Park Medical Group in Obtaining Dismissal of Nationwide Class Action Pursuant to TCPA
December 21, 2016
Ana Tagvoryan, Jeffrey N. Rosenthal, Harrison M. Brown, Rory J. McEvoy, Ghazal Tajmiri, Brittany Buccellato
A Blank Rome team obtained a complete dismissal of a putative nationwide class action brought pursuant to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) of 1991, for its clients Mount Sinai Health System, Inc. (“MSHS”) and West Park Medical Group, P.C. (“WPMG”).
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Blank Rome Represents ISP Optics in its Sale to LightPath Technologies
December 21, 2016
Peter Schnur, Eliezer M. Helfgott
Blank Rome represented ISP Optics in its sale to LightPath Technologies in a deal valued at $18 million.
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Blank Rome Represents Behrens Acquisition Inc. in the Sale of Gladstone Investment Corporation's Equity Interest to Mill City Capital, L.P.
December 19, 2016
Emanuel Faust, Peter I. Tsoflias, Courtney B. Schrenko, Margaret Anne Hill, Donald A. Gregory, Mary Ann Knoeckel, et al.
Blank Rome represented the selling shareholders of Behrens Acquisition Inc., a portfolio company of our client Gladstone Investment Corporation, in the sale of Gladstone's equity interest to private equity firm Mill City Capital, L.P.
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Blank Rome Represents Penn Detroit (Penn Power Group) in Management Buyout
December 14, 2016
Joshua L. Strober, Mathew S. Rotenberg, Cory G. Jacobs, Adam R. Sansweet, Courtney Presswood, Abraham J. Kwon, et al.
Blank Rome represented Penn Detroit (Penn Power Group) in connection with its management buyout from various private equity firms.
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