As IP Edge-Linked Plaintiff Stares Down Delaware Disclosure Deadline, Its Counsel Eyes the Exit

April 28, 2023

Over the past several months, several plaintiffs affiliated with patent monetization firm IP Edge LLC have sparred with Delaware Chief Judge Colm F. Connolly over disclosure rules imposed in his courtroom. As this “Series of Extraordinary Events” has unfolded, those plaintiffs have found themselves under close scrutiny due to their apparent failure to disclose information on their management and control in compliance with those heightened rules. Now, one of those entities, Backertop Licensing LLC, has urged the court to halt an order mandating the wide-ranging production of information on those topics until its challenge of that order gets decided—while its attorney is looking for a way off of its cases altogether.

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