IBM Federal Appellate Court Decisions

TRUSTED KNIGHT CORPORATION v. IBM

Filed: March 7, 2017


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 16-1510

DANIEL DEMER V. IBM CORP LTD PLAN

Filed: August 26, 2016


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Case Number: 13-17196

Employee Retirement Income Security Act. The panel reversed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of the defendants in an action under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, challenging the denial of a claim for long-term disability benefits. The panel held that Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (“MetLife”), the ERISA plan’s claims administrator and insurer, had a conflict of interest such that the court’s abuse- of-discretion review should…

IBM v. INTELLECTUAL VENTURES II LLC

Filed: February 8, 2016


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 15-1837

Peter A. Wilson v. International Business Machines Corporation

Filed: May 11, 2015


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Case Number: 14-14977