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No. 16-0007
TAMES

PINTO TECHNOLOGY VENTURES L.P.; PINTO TV ANNEX FUND, L.P.; PTV SCIENCES II, L.P.; RIVERVEST VENTURE FUND I, L.P.; RIVERVEST VENTURE FUND II, L.P.; RIVERVEST VENTURE II (OHIO), L.P.; BAY CITY CAPITAL FUND IV, L.P.; BAY CITY CAPITAL FUND IV CO-INVESTMENT FU v. JEFFERY SHELDON AND ANDRAS KONYA, M.D., PH.D.

A petition was filed on January 4, 2016. Oral argument was held on February 28, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 19, 2017.

Opinion

May 19, 2017

Guzman
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Justice Guzman delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:14-13-01066-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Kem Thompson Frost

Trial Court

Trial Court:125th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable O. Kyler Carter
Trial Docket:2013-41145

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2017-07-05 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-05-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2017-05-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2017-05-19 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2017-05-19 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed, rendered in part, remanded in part
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 7, 2017 and May 19, 2017.  
2017-03-07 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2017-03-02 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-02-28 Oral argument  
2017-02-27 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2017-02-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-02-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-12-23 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-12-02 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2016-12-02 Petition for Review granted
2016-12-02 Case set for oral argument   The date and time for oral argument are yet to be determined.
2016-10-19 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Petitioner)  
2016-10-17 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-09-27 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2016-09-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-09-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-09-15 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-08-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-08-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-07-27 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-06-30 Case Record Filed  
2016-06-21 Notice of Appearance  
2016-06-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-06-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-05-31 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-05-27 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between March 24, 2016 and May 27, 2016.  
2016-03-24 Reply to Response to Petition filed (Petitioner)  
2016-03-09 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-02-12 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-01-12 Case forwarded to Court
2016-01-05 Response Waiver filed  
2016-01-04 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
RiverVest Venture Fund I, L.P.
Ms. Amy Pharr Hefley
Mr. David D. Sterling
Mr. Daniel David
Mr. J. Mark Little
Mr. R. James George Jr.
Mr. B. Russell Horton
Petitioner
Sheldon, Jeffery
Ms. Melissa A. Lorber
Mr. Craig T. Enoch
Mr. Jeff Joyce
Ms. Huma Ali
Respondent
Bay City Capital Fund IV Co-Investment Fund, L.P.
Ms. Amy Pharr Hefley
Mr. David D. Sterling
Mr. Daniel David
Mr. J. Mark Little
Mr. R. James George Jr.
Mr. B. Russell Horton
Petitioner
Konya MD, PhD., Andras
Ms. Melissa A. Lorber
Mr. Craig T. Enoch
Mr. Jeff Joyce
Ms. Huma Ali
Respondent
RiverVest Venture Fund II, L.P.
Mr. Daniel David
Mr. J. Mark Little
Ms. Amy Pharr Hefley
Mr. David D. Sterling
Mr. B. Russell Horton
Mr. R. James George Jr.
Petitioner
Owens, Chris
Mr. Thomas R. Phillips
Mr. David D. Sterling
Mr. Daniel David
Ms. Amy Pharr Hefley
Mr. J. Mark Little
Petitioner
Bay City Capital Fund IV, L.P.
Mr. David D. Sterling
Ms. Amy Pharr Hefley
Mr. Daniel David
Mr. J. Mark Little
Mr. B. Russell Horton
Mr. R. James George Jr.
Petitioner
Terry, Reese
Mr. Thomas R. Phillips
Petitioner
PTV Sciences, II, L.P.
Mr. David D. Sterling
Ms. Amy Pharr Hefley
Mr. Daniel David
Mr. J. Mark Little
Mr. B. Russell Horton
Mr. R. James George Jr.
Petitioner
Burke, Bill
Mr. Thomas R. Phillips
Petitioner
Walker, Craig
Mr. Thomas R. Phillips
Petitioner
Pinto TV Annex Fund, L.P.
Mr. David D. Sterling
Ms. Amy Pharr Hefley
Mr. Daniel David
Mr. J. Mark Little
Mr. B. Russell Horton
Mr. R. James George Jr.
Petitioner
Pinto Technology Ventures, L.P.
Ms. Amy Pharr Hefley
Mr. Daniel David
Mr. David D. Sterling
Mr. J. Mark Little
Mr. R. James George Jr.
Mr. B. Russell Horton
Petitioner
RiverVest Venture Fund II (Ohio), L.P.
Mr. David D. Sterling
Ms. Amy Pharr Hefley
Mr. Daniel David
Mr. J. Mark Little
Mr. R. James George Jr.
Mr. B. Russell Horton
Petitioner
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