Ryan v. Gifford
COURT OF CHANCERY OF DELAWARE, NEW CASTLE
918 A.2d 341
WALTER E. RYAN, JR., IN THE RIGHT OF AND FOR THE BENEFIT OF MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC., PLAINTIFF, v. JOHN F. GIFFORD, JAMES R. BERGMAN, B. KIPLING HAGOPIAN, A.R. FRANK WAZZAN, ERIC P. KARROS, M.D. SAMPELS, DEFENDANTS, AND MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC., NOMINAL DEFENDANT.
No. 2213-N Argued: January 29, 2007 --- Decided: February 6, 2007
Norman M. Monhait, of ROSENTHAL MONHAIT & GODDESS, P.A., Wilmington, Delaware; OF COUNSEL: KRISLOV & ASSOCIATES, LTD., Chicago, Illinois, Attorneys for Plaintiff.
Peter J. Walsh Jr. and Timothy R. Dudderar, of POTTER ANDERSON & CORROON LLP, Wilmington, Delaware; OF COUNSEL: John M. Potter , of QUINN EMANUEL URQUHART OLIVER & HEDGES LLP, San Francisco, California, Attorneys for Individual Defendants James R. Bergman, B. Kipling Hagopian, A.R. Frank Wazzan, Eric P. Karros, and M.D. Sampels.
Jeffrey L. Moyer and Kelly E. Farnan, of RICHARDS LAYTON & FINGER, P.A., Wilmington, Delaware, Attorneys for Individual Defendant John F. Gifford.
J. Jackson Shrum, of HARVEY PENNINGTON, LTD., Wilmington, Delaware; OF COUNSEL: Michael J. Ioannou, of ROPERS MAJESKI KOHN & BENTLEY, San Jose, California, Attorney for Nominal Defendant.
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