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Recent Ninth Circuit Decision Elevates Maritime Law Principles over Bankruptcy Law

USA - June 25 2018 In a case decided on March 28, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a maritime lien on a vessel for the "maintenance and cure" of an…

Clayton J Vignocchi

New Jersey Bankruptcy Court decision protects rights of trademark licensees

USA - November 17 2014 The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey issued an opinion in In re Crumbs Bake Shop, Inc., that provides significant protections for…

Robert J. Labate

Maritime attachments vacated on futility grounds

USA - July 27 2012 Earlier today, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland issued a decision vacating maritime attachments of a vessel on the grounds that the attachments were futile in view of the Vessel Owner's bankruptcy proceedings.