Warner and Company v. Solberg

20000327 Warner and Company, a North
Dakota corporation, Plaintiff and Appellant
v.
Shirley M. Solberg, Defendant and Appellee

Appeal from: District Court, East Central Judicial District, Cass County
Judge Ralph Robert Erickson
Nature of Action: Contracts
Counsel:
Appellee: Robert Vaaler
Appellant: Serkland Law Firm
Appellee: Rebecca Jo Heigaard McGurran
Term: 04/2001   Argument: 04/24/2001  10:45am
ND cite: 2001 ND 156
NW cite: 634 N.W.2d 65

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Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
1. Whether the District Court erred in interpreting N.D.C.C.  9-08-06.
2. Whether North Dakota should adopt the California judicial exception to N.D.C.C.  9-08-06.
3. Whether the District Court erred in determining the sale of goodwill did not satisfy the N.D.C.C.  9-08-06(1) exception.
4. Whether the District Court erred in granting summary judgment as to the confidential information and trade secret claim.
5. Whether the District Court erred in concluding the Agreement was unenforceable.

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Docket entries:
111/30/2000 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 11/28/2000
212/29/2000 ANNOUNCED DISQUALIFICATION: Sandstrom, Dale V.
312/29/2000 RECORD ON APPEAL (2 vols.), Transcripts (3) & Condensed Transcripts of Depositions (10 vols) (Not
412/29/2000 Rec'd: #20,38,38,99 & 109--tapes)
501/02/2001 MOTION FOR AN EXT. TO THE PAGE OR WORD LIMITATION OF APPELLANT
601/02/2001 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE (up to 50 pages or 13,000 words, computed in accordance w/requirements of. Granted
701/02/2001 Rule 28(g), N.D.R.App.P. - Ct. cautions counsel to keep ATB as brief as possible)
801/05/2001 APPELLANT BRIEF
901/05/2001 APPELLANT APPENDIX
1001/08/2001 DISK - ATB
1101/11/2001 Corrected TOA for ATB & Table of Contents for ATA
1201/24/2001 Notice of Appearance - Rebecca Heigaard McGurran in association with Robert Vaaler
1302/02/2001 APPELLEE BRIEF
1402/02/2001 Attached addendum for AEB
1502/02/2001 APPELLEE APPENDIX
1602/05/2001 DISK of AEB
1702/07/2001 Orig. & 7 cc each of missing pgs. 26 & 39 for AEB
1802/16/2001 REPLY BRIEF OF APPELLANT
1902/19/2001 DISK - RYB
2002/19/2001 STIPULATION TO CONTINUE OA FROM MARCH TO APRIL TERM
2102/20/2001 ACTION BY CHIEF JUSTICE (OA cont. to April Term). Granted
2203/05/2001 Clerk's Supplemental Certificate of Record on Appeal with entries 119 through 123
2303/15/2001 Ltr from Ronald H. McLean dtd March 14, 2001 stating Warner & Co. v. Solberg is only appeal pending
2403/19/2001 Ltr. w/attch. from Rebecca McGurran dtd March 15, 2001, responding to PM ltr of March 6, 2001
2503/23/2001 SITTING WITH THE COURT: Ketterling, Lester
2604/24/2001 APPEARANCES: Ronald H. McLean; Robert Vaaler, Rebecca Heigaard McGurran, Shirley Solberg
2704/24/2001 ARGUED: McLean; Vaaler (Vol. X; page 127)
2804/24/2001 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2909/05/2001 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED/PT, REVERSED/PT
3009/05/2001 UNANIMOUS OPINION: VandeWalle, Gerald W.
3109/05/2001 At the direction of the court, costs on appeal taxed in favor of neither party.
3209/06/2001 Order/Judgment Mailed to Parties
3310/08/2001 MANDATE
3410/11/2001 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE
3507/13/2007 EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed

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