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Pharmastem Therapeutics, Incorporated v. Viacell, Incorporated et al
MEMORANDUM in Support re MOTION to Stay Proceedings
Colorado River Water Cons. Dist. v. U.S.
424 U.S. 800 (1976)
Cited 7,200 times
11 Legal Analyses
Holding that, in limited circumstances, federal courts should abstain from deciding a case when there are related proceedings pending in state court
Landis v. North American Co.
299 U.S. 248 (1936)
Cited 6,290 times
6 Legal Analyses
Holding that a decision to stay proceedings "calls for the exercise of judgment, which must weigh competing interests and maintain an even balance"
Kerotest Mfg. Co. v. C-O-Two Co.
342 U.S. 180 (1952)
Cited 1,028 times
1 Legal Analyses
I.A. Durbin, Inc. v. Jefferson Nat. Bank
793 F.2d 1541 (11th Cir. 1986)
Cited 291 times
Holding that collateral estoppel applies only where the antecedent judgment was a final judgment
Ridge Gold Standard Liquors v. Joseph E. Seagram
572 F. Supp. 1210 (N.D. Ill. 1983)
Cited 108 times
Stating that a suit in one federal court that involves the same claims, parties and relief as a case pending in another federal court may be dismissed as duplicative
Moore v. Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories
236 F. Supp. 2d 509 (D. Md. 2002)
Cited 32 times
Granting a stay because "it furthers the goals of judicial economy and consistency"
Hertz Corporation v. Gator Corporation
250 F. Supp. 2d 421 (D.N.J. 2003)
Cited 18 times
Holding the moving party bears the burden of demonstrating a "clear case of hardship or inequity, if there is even a fair possibility that the stay would work damage on another party"