In his Contract Law column, Fulbright & Jaworski partner Glen Banks writes that the majority in the Court of Appeals' recent holding in 'Georgia Malone v. Rieder' appeared to be reluctant to hold a third party accountable for using information sold to it. However, as the dissenters stressed, the focus of an unjust enrichment claim should be whether that party received a benefit that in equity and good conscience should go to plaintiff.
Addressing Unjust Enrichment Claim at the Pleading Stage
New York Law Journal
July 23, 2012
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