Delaware Bankruptcy Court

Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. filed for bankruptcy in Delaware on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, becoming the latest travel-related bankruptcy during the pandemic.  Global Eagle provides Wi-Fi services to airlines and ships, and plans to turn ownership over to Apollo Global Management Inc. and other lenders.

The debtors receive approximately a fifth of their revenue from

Background on the Debtors

The iconic retail brand, Brooks Brothers, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 in the Delaware Bankruptcy Court.

Founded in 1818, Brooks Brothers is one of the country’s oldest retailers.  In light of the coronavirus, rent had become a significant burden for the retailer.  To date, Brooks

Lucky Brand became the latest retailer to seek bankruptcy protection when it filed for chapter 11 protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on Friday, July 3rd.  Lucky Brand joins J.Crew, Neiman Marcus and J.C. Penney, all of which filed for bankruptcy during the pandemic.

Matthew A. Kaness, Lucky Brand

Judge Karen B. Owens recently released Phase 1 Reopening Hearing Procedures and General Reminders dated July 1, 2020 (the “Hearing Procedures”), which set forth: (i) the manner of hearings, (ii) certain procedures for in-person hearings, and (iii) general reminders.

According to the Hearing Procedures, hearings will be held telephonically via CourtCall.  However, in certain circumstances

In the recent decision of Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety, Inc. v. Joyson Safety Systems Acquisition, LLC, et al., (In re: TK Holdings, Inc., et al.), (Bankr. D. Del. June 18, 2020),  the Delaware Bankruptcy Court adjudicated ownership of certain patent rights (the “Patent Assets”) between Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety (“ACTS”) and TK Holdings