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Sonoran Scanners, Inc. v. Perkinelmer, Inc., No. 09-1089

In plaintiffs' suit against defendant for breach of contract and related claims arising from an Asset Purchase Agreement, summary judgment in favor of defendant is affirmed for the most part and reversed in part where: 1) the district court correctly granted summary judgment to defendant with respect to most of the claims; but 2) reversal was warranted in one respect as, under Massachusetts law the Purchase Agreement contains an implied contractual term that required defendant to use reasonable efforts to develop and promote plaintiff's technology.  

Read Sonoran Scanners, Inc. v. Perkinelmer, Inc., No. 09-1089

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Decided October 29, 2009


Before:  Torruella, Boudin, and Dyk, Circuit Judges

Opinion by Dyk, Circuit Judge


For Appellant:  Edward T. Dangel, III

For Appellee:   Jonathan Isaac Handler