ANALYTICS: Who Represents Facebook? A Deep Dive Powered By Docket Alarm

Facebook has been in the news frequently in the last few years, ranging from allegations that the platform does not do enough to protect its users to being accused of biometrics violations, to CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s recent Congressional testimony regarding the tech giant’s allegedly anticompetitive...

Switch Manufacturer Files Indemnification Suit Against CNH

On Tuesday, Robert Bosch, LLC filed a Texas state court complaint against CNH Industrial America, LLC to recover costs Bosch incurred while...

Judge Upholds Discovery Immunity of HIV Status Information

On October 16, a judge ruled on Stephen Collett's legal action against Athens Gastroenterology Endoscopy Center in the Middle District of...

ANALYTICS: Who Represents Facebook? A Deep Dive Powered By Docket Alarm

Facebook has been in the news frequently in the last few years, ranging from allegations that the platform does not do enough...

Tech Giants

ANALYTICS: Who Represents Facebook? A Deep Dive Powered By Docket Alarm

Facebook has been in the news frequently in the last few years, ranging from allegations that the platform does not do enough...

DOJ Files Antitrust Suit Against “Monopoly Gatekeeper” Google

On Tuesday Department of Justice (DOJ) joined by various states filed a long-awaited complaint in the District of Columbia District Court against...

Another Class Action Filed Against Pindrop Security & Amazon Web Services for BIPA Violations

Three plaintiffs have filed a putative class-action lawsuit in Delaware federal court against Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) and Pindrop Security, Inc.,...

Reveal Chat Files Opposition to Facebook’s Motion to Dismiss

In the latest move in its antitrust suit against Facebook, Reveal Chat Holdco, LLC, Technology and Management Services, Inc. d/b/a Lenddo USA...

Verizon Sues New York Town for Failing to Timely Approve Plans to Install Cellular Tower

Verizon Wireless of the East LP, doing business as Verizon Wireless (Verizon) and Tarpon Towers II, LLC, brought a civil complaint against...

Charter Communications Sued For Unsolicited Texts

On Wednesday in the District of Connecticut, Jackson Pavelka filed a putative class-action suit against Charter Communications for allegedly contacting the plaintiff...

Emerging Tech

Instacart Files Motion To Dismiss In Suit Brought By DC Attorney General

On Friday in the District of Columbia Superior Court, defendant Maplebear Inc. d/b/a Instacart filed a motion to dismiss count 1, violations of the Consumer Protection Procedures Act (CPPA), brought against it by the District of Columbia...

Judge Upholds Discovery Immunity of HIV Status Information

On October 16, a judge ruled on Stephen Collett's legal action against Athens Gastroenterology Endoscopy Center in the Middle District of...

ANALYTICS: Who Represents Facebook? A Deep Dive Powered By Docket Alarm

Facebook has been in the news frequently in the last few years, ranging from allegations that the platform does not do enough...

Discount Cigarette Companies Claim Colorado Bill Breaches the Commerce Clause

Three discount cigarette manufacturers filed a complaint against Colorado in the District of Colorado on Thursday claiming that a provision in the...

SCOTUS Will Not Consider Prescription Pet Food Dispute

The Supreme Court of the United States on Monday denied a petition from two individuals, Anastasia Wullschleger and Geraldine Brewer, appealing an...

Health

Judge Upholds Discovery Immunity of HIV Status Information

On October 16, a judge ruled on Stephen Collett's legal action against Athens Gastroenterology Endoscopy Center in the Middle District of Georgia on grounds that the plaintiff surgeon contracted human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from a defective colonoscope while performing surgery on 45 patients. During...

SCOTUS Declines FDA Dietary Supplement Classification Case

On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States denied a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, Inc....

Iowa Judge Rules For Medical Manufacturers’ Immunity From Duty to Warn

On October 16, Susan Kelly sued Ethicon Inc. and Johnson & Johnson, creators of a mesh implant, in the Northern District of...

Defendants Oppose Class Certification in Prescription Opiate Litigation

The prescription drug manufacturers and distributors on the defensive in In re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation filed an opposition to the neonatal...

SCOTUS Declines FDA Dietary Supplement Classification Case

On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States denied a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, Inc....

Iowa Judge Rules For Medical Manufacturers’ Immunity From Duty to Warn

On October 16, Susan Kelly sued Ethicon Inc. and Johnson & Johnson, creators of a mesh implant, in the Northern District of...

Defendants Oppose Class Certification in Prescription Opiate Litigation

The prescription drug manufacturers and distributors on the defensive in In re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation filed an opposition to the neonatal...

Defendant J&J Ups Settlement Figure to $5B in Prescription Opioid MDL

Timed with the announcement of Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) and its U.S.-based Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies’ third-quarter earnings, a press release published on...

Agriculture

Switch Manufacturer Files Indemnification Suit Against CNH

On Tuesday, Robert Bosch, LLC filed a Texas state court complaint against CNH Industrial America, LLC to recover costs Bosch incurred while defending a product liability suit that both it and CNH were named in. Bosch contends that CNH must indemnify it pursuant to Texas...

Discount Cigarette Companies Claim Colorado Bill Breaches the Commerce Clause

Three discount cigarette manufacturers filed a complaint against Colorado in the District of Colorado on Thursday claiming that a provision in the...

SCOTUS Will Not Consider Prescription Pet Food Dispute

The Supreme Court of the United States on Monday denied a petition from two individuals, Anastasia Wullschleger and Geraldine Brewer, appealing an...

Defendants in Chicken Antitrust Suit Ask Court to Compel Discovery from Food Distributors

On Friday, the defendants in the Northern District of Illinois consolidated broiler chicken antitrust case filed a motion to compel the plaintiffs...

Discount Cigarette Companies Claim Colorado Bill Breaches the Commerce Clause

Three discount cigarette manufacturers filed a complaint against Colorado in the District of Colorado on Thursday claiming that a provision in the...

SCOTUS Will Not Consider Prescription Pet Food Dispute

The Supreme Court of the United States on Monday denied a petition from two individuals, Anastasia Wullschleger and Geraldine Brewer, appealing an...

Defendants in Chicken Antitrust Suit Ask Court to Compel Discovery from Food Distributors

On Friday, the defendants in the Northern District of Illinois consolidated broiler chicken antitrust case filed a motion to compel the plaintiffs...

Former Tyson Employee Files Age Discrimination Suit

Last Thursday, plaintiff Tami McIntyre filed a Northern District of Texas employment discrimination action against Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. for violations of...

Around Law Street

COVID-19 Exposure Notification Privacy Bill Introduced

Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), the Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, along with Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.)...

Facebook Sues Domain Names for Cybersquatting

On June 8, Facebook Inc. filed an in rem trademark complaint against several domain names, including facebook-verify-inc.com. Facebook alleged the defendant domain...

Interior Department Report Shows Ocean Windfarm Would Significantly Impact Fishing

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management released a supplement to their Environmental Impact Statement on Friday analyzing the potential impacts of the...

Farmer Claims Breach of Contract by Pilgrim’s Pride Caused Him to Lose Farm

Forrest E. Crider claimed a breach of contract by Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation and AgSouth Farm Credit ACA caused him to sell a...

Petitioners Claim BASF and DuPont Should Have Limits in Dicamba Case

Petitioners in the Ninth Circuit case addressing the canceled registration of three dicamba products argue that two recent intervenors in the case,...

U.S. Sues Regeneron For Funding Charity to Boost Drug Sales

The Justice Department sued Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. on Wednesday for making kickback payments for macular degeneration drug Eylea. The company is...

EPA Sued For Proposed Rollbacks To The 2015 Coal Ash Rule

Multiple environmental groups sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its administrator Andrew Wheeler on Monday for violations of the Resource Conservation...

Instagram Challenges Instagem Trademark

Instagram filed an opposition to the registration of Market Organization Inc.’s INSTAGEM trademark on Friday before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board...

Dairy Companies Ordered to Pay Thousands if Non-Compliance With Manure Disposal Rules Continue

Four dairy companies will be required to pay a $5,000 to $10,000 fee monthly, or a $1,000 fee daily for areas of...

Intellectual Property

City And Stadium Sued For Infringing Digital Video Streaming And Monitoring Patent

On Tuesday in the Southern District of Alabama, plaintiff Hawk Technology Systems, LLC, a digital video monitoring system company, filed a complaint...

Samsung Sued for Infringing Contactless Payment Patents

RFCyber Corp. filed a complaint for patent infringement against defendants Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. on Friday in...

Court Partially Grants Dismissal in Spellcheck Patent Case

On Thursday in the Northern District of California, Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers issued an order granting in part and denying in part...

Policy

FTC Stops Unlimited Inmate Calling Plan Scams

On Friday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it issued a temporary restraining order against Disruption Theory LLC and Emergent Technologies...

FCC Chairman Expresses Desire to Reform Section 230

On Thursday, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai issued a statement indicating his eagerness to clarify Section 230 of the Communications...

FCC, USAID Collaborate to Assist Developing Countries in 5G Network Rollout

On Wednesday, two federal agencies, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) signed a memorandum of...

Cybersecurity

N.Y. Department of Financial Services Releases Report On High-Profile Twitter Hack

On Wednesday the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) released its Twitter Investigation Report regarding Twitter’s July 15, cybersecurity incident,...

Apple Asks Court to Toss Consumer Gift Card Scam Suit

Apple Inc. and Apple Value Services, LLC (collectively Apple) have moved to dismiss a lawsuit claiming that they should have done more...

SEC Charges Cybersecurity Co. Founder for Unlawful ICO Promotion

On Monday in the Southern District of New York, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint against John McAfee, “a...

Cannabis

Switch Manufacturer Files Indemnification Suit Against CNH

On Tuesday, Robert Bosch, LLC filed a Texas state court complaint against CNH Industrial America, LLC to recover costs Bosch incurred while...

Discount Cigarette Companies Claim Colorado Bill Breaches the Commerce Clause

Three discount cigarette manufacturers filed a complaint against Colorado in the District of Colorado on Thursday claiming that a provision in the...

SCOTUS Will Not Consider Prescription Pet Food Dispute

The Supreme Court of the United States on Monday denied a petition from two individuals, Anastasia Wullschleger and Geraldine Brewer, appealing an...

Land Use

Switch Manufacturer Files Indemnification Suit Against CNH

On Tuesday, Robert Bosch, LLC filed a Texas state court complaint against CNH Industrial America, LLC to recover costs Bosch incurred while...

Discount Cigarette Companies Claim Colorado Bill Breaches the Commerce Clause

Three discount cigarette manufacturers filed a complaint against Colorado in the District of Colorado on Thursday claiming that a provision in the...

SCOTUS Will Not Consider Prescription Pet Food Dispute

The Supreme Court of the United States on Monday denied a petition from two individuals, Anastasia Wullschleger and Geraldine Brewer, appealing an...