On August 19, 2019, Errant Gene Therapeutics met the face of victory when “the New York Supreme Court Justice Barry Ostrager sanctioned Bluebird Bio, Inc. (“Bluebird”) and rejected Bluebird’s efforts to prevent EGT from proceeding with its lawsuit in Massachusetts against Bluebird CEO Nick Leschly and Bluebird’s venture capital partner, Third Rock Ventures, LLC (“TRV”),” as reported by Business Wire.
In addition to this major win, Judge Ostrager made all court materials public, which can be found here. TrialSite News has also summarized the most telling exhibits below.
Exhibit 14 covers the details of the contract between bluebird bio. (BBB) and Sloan-Kettering Institute (SKI), which was entered into on Nov 21, 2011. This exhibit also entails miscellaneous information, such as Research Plans, Vector Designs, Summary of Personnel Costs, Licensed Patents and more.
Exhibit 15 showcases Nick Leschly’s “Shut Down Pat” email, sent June 18, 2010, in which he states: “Pat Girondi – need to shut him down…curious what he called about…my emails were clear want to get him to buy into a CDA to review Michel’s data. Be nice, suck up, etc… if you think (and I think) that Michel has val...
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