ANALYTICS: Drone On and On – An Analysis of Drone and UAV Litigation

Drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are rising in popularity and usage over the past few years; according to Drone Analyst, the drone industry is estimated to value at $4.4 billion in 2021. However, these companies are also facing increased litigation and federal regulation....

PepsiCo Files Notice of Opposition Against Trademark Application for DEW LIFE

On Wednesday, PepsiCo, Inc. filed a Notice of Opposition with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board opposing a trademark application for "DEW...

Biogas Facility Sued for Violating Environmental Clean Air Regulations

The United States of America and the State of Nebraska filed suit Thursday in the District of Nebraska against Big Ox Energy...

Merck and Others Sued for Antitrust Over Cholesterol Drugs and Related Patents

On Wednesday, drug manufacturer Merck & Company, Inc. (and its related companies) and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. were sued in New Jersey federal...

Tech Giants

Featured Viewpoints

Facebook Receives Defamation Complaint Over Fact Checks

Self-described award winning journalist and reporter John Stossel has sued Facebook Inc., and French nonprofits Science Feedback and Climate Feedback, organizations the...

Uber Seeks SCOTUS Review of California Courts’ Denial of Motion to Compel Arbitration

Uber Technologies Inc. has lodged a petition for a writ of certiorari with the nation’s high court after the California Supreme Court...

Comcast Seeks Dismissal or Stay of Nexstar’s Retransmission Fee Case

Comcast Cable Communications LLC has hit back at allegations that it breached a contract with Nexstar Media Inc. concerning the retransmission of...

Court Invites Plaintiffs to Respond to Added Allegations in Instagram BIPA Suit

By order issued Tuesday, Judge John S. Tigar permitted a group of Instagram user plaintiffs to respond to a newly-made contention by...

VIEWPOINTS: COVID at the Gate – Tracking Merger and Securities Litigation Through the Pandemic

Logan Beirne, CEO of Matterhorn Transactions. The United States mergers & acquisitions (M&A) market has faced a...

VIEWPOINTS: Growth in Personal Injury Suits Over Time

If you were to guess which legal practice area spends the most on marketing, you would...

VIEWPOINTS: Civil and Criminal Prosecution of the Many Flavors of COVID-19 Relief Fraud Will Be Around for Years

Dan Eckhart It’s not as if we needed another cautionary tale about good intentions colliding with unbridled...

VIEWPOINTS: A Journey from Law to Tech

Tim Fox is the Director of Practice Intelligence at Ogletree Deakins.  In 2016, the managing...

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Emerging Tech

Michigan Rider Sues Lime Over Scooter Injuries

On Tuesday, a woman sued Neutron Holdings Inc., doing business as Lime, over a product defect that she claims caused her to crash and injure her wrist and hand in October 2019. The Northern District of California...

Biogas Facility Sued for Violating Environmental Clean Air Regulations

The United States of America and the State of Nebraska filed suit Thursday in the District of Nebraska against Big Ox Energy...

Merck and Others Sued for Antitrust Over Cholesterol Drugs and Related Patents

On Wednesday, drug manufacturer Merck & Company, Inc. (and its related companies) and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. were sued in New Jersey federal...

Patient Sues Oregon Hospital After Rejected Accommodations Due to COVID-19

On Thursday a case was filed in the District Court of Oregon against the Oregon Health And Science University. The case...

AstraZeneca Sued Over Lung Cancer Treatment Patent

On Wednesday a case was filed in the District Court of Delaware. The case was filed by PUMA Biotechnology Inc and Wyeth...

Health

Merck and Others Sued for Antitrust Over Cholesterol Drugs and Related Patents

On Wednesday, drug manufacturer Merck & Company, Inc. (and its related companies) and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. were sued in New Jersey federal court over allegations of state and federal antitrust violations and common-law claims, all concerning generic versions of the cholesterol-reducing drugs Zetia and Vytorin. 

Patient Sues Oregon Hospital After Rejected Accommodations Due to COVID-19

On Thursday a case was filed in the District Court of Oregon against the Oregon Health And Science University. The case...

AstraZeneca Sued Over Lung Cancer Treatment Patent

On Wednesday a case was filed in the District Court of Delaware. The case was filed by PUMA Biotechnology Inc and Wyeth...

DOJ Denies Mishandling of Medical Staffing Company Anti-competitive Investigation

The Department of Justice denied allegations that it mishandled an interview of an indicted former health care staffing manager who is accused of colluding...

Patient Sues Oregon Hospital After Rejected Accommodations Due to COVID-19

On Thursday a case was filed in the District Court of Oregon against the Oregon Health And Science University. The case...

AstraZeneca Sued Over Lung Cancer Treatment Patent

On Wednesday a case was filed in the District Court of Delaware. The case was filed by PUMA Biotechnology Inc and Wyeth...

DOJ Denies Mishandling of Medical Staffing Company Anti-competitive Investigation

The Department of Justice denied allegations that it mishandled an interview of an indicted former health care staffing manager who is accused of colluding...

New York Oncology Practice Seeks to Block New Rule Preventing Oncologists from Using Supportive Care Meds

On Tuesday, New York Cancer & Blood Specialists, LLC filed a lawsuit against the New York State Department of Health and the...

Agriculture

PepsiCo Files Notice of Opposition Against Trademark Application for DEW LIFE

On Wednesday, PepsiCo, Inc. filed a Notice of Opposition with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board opposing a trademark application for "DEW LIFE," filed by Santos Solutions Ltd.  According to the notice, Santos Solutions, a United Kingdom company, filed an intent-to-use application...

Biogas Facility Sued for Violating Environmental Clean Air Regulations

The United States of America and the State of Nebraska filed suit Thursday in the District of Nebraska against Big Ox Energy...

Advocacy Groups and California Prevail in San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Suit

A civil action filed against the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District (Air District) has been resolved in the petitioners’...

Paraquat Litigation Removed to State Court

Defendants Syngenta Crop Protection LLC and Chevron U.S.A. Inc. have filed a notice of removal in a suit against them, relocating...

Biogas Facility Sued for Violating Environmental Clean Air Regulations

The United States of America and the State of Nebraska filed suit Thursday in the District of Nebraska against Big Ox Energy...

Advocacy Groups and California Prevail in San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Suit

A civil action filed against the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District (Air District) has been resolved in the petitioners’...

Paraquat Litigation Removed to State Court

Defendants Syngenta Crop Protection LLC and Chevron U.S.A. Inc. have filed a notice of removal in a suit against them, relocating...

Refresco Beverages Survives Motion to Dismiss in Trade Secrets Case

Yesterday, Judge Clay D. Land of the Middle District of Georgia issued an order partially granting and partially denying defendants Califormulations, LLC...

Around Law Street

Former Employee Sues Arkansas Company Over Medical Marijuana-Related Termination

Erica Taylor filed a class action lawsuit on Thursday against Community Health Systems, Inc and Revenue Cycle Service Center, LLC alleging that...

Reveal Chat’s Antitrust Case Dismissed, with Partial Leave to Amend

Judge Beth Labson Freeman of the Northern District of California granted on Wednesday Facebook’s motion to dismiss the plaintiffs’ complaint, finding that the plaintiffs’ claims...

FCC Fines Alaskan Broadcaster for Breaking Market Dominance Rule

According to a notice of apparent liability issued Wednesday by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Gray Television Inc. violated a regulation prohibiting...

Amazon Sued For Placing Documentary On Prime Video

Zelus Film Holding Company, LLC filed a complaint against Amazon.com Inc. and Amazon Digital Services LLC for copyright infringement on Tuesday in...

FCC’s Order on Conference Center Access Stimulators Upheld in Appeals Court

Great Lakes Communication Corp. and AT&T Corp.'s challenge to a Federal Communications Commission’s Order on competitive telephone carriers was rejected by the...

Microsoft Sued Over Data Sharing in Class Action

On Friday in the Northern District of California, consumers, including individuals and companies, filed a class action complaint against Microsoft which claimed...

Uber and CPUC Settle Rider Assault Data Dispute

According to a San Francisco Chronicle article by Chase DiFeliciantonio published Thursday, Uber Technologies Inc. and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)...

Xerox Sued over Defunct Shared Printing System

Xerox Corporation is facing a patent infringement lawsuit over its alleged appropriation of a shared data output system. The accused devices are...

OpenTable Receives TCPA Class Action Complaint

California resident Dave Vaccaro filed a complaint against OpenTable Inc. on Monday for alleged violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)....

Intellectual Property

Court Ends Ice Cube’s Copyright Dispute with Robinhood

According to a four-page opinion issued by Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler, the celebrity’s amended pleading failed to establish constitutional standing. Monday’s ruling...

Instagram Secures Dismissal of Users’ Copyright Suit

An opinion issued by Judge Charles R. Breyer late last week addressed the issue of whether an Instagram LLC tool that enables...

No New Trial for Ultravision in Absen LED Panel Patent Dispute

On Tuesday, the Eastern District of Texas court presiding over the case denied the request put forth by Ultravision Technologies LLC, a...

Policy

Streaming Platforms Oppose Remand in Illinois Municipality’s Franchise Fee Case

On Monday, defendants DISH Network Corporation, DISH Network L.L.C., Netflix Inc., Hulu LLC, Disney DTC LLC, and DIRECTV LLC submitted a joint...

FCC Considers Whether Rules Governing Apartment Broadband Access Hinder Competition

On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Wireline Competition Bureau announced the issuance of a public notice soliciting comment on competitive access...

Personal Injury Suit Filed Against Salesforce.com Alleging Support of Sex Trafficking

An anonymous woman, referred to in a Southern District of Texas complaint as D.R., sued Salesforce.com Inc. and Backpage.com Inc. for sex...

Cybersecurity

FTC Settles “Free” Cruise Robocalling Case with Permanent Injunctions and Fines

A press release issued Monday by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the resolution of the Middle District of Florida action involving...

Apple Sued for Crypto Loss After User Unknowingly Installed Phishing App

A class action complaint filed in the District of Maryland last Thursday alleges that Apple Inc. failed to properly vet an application...

AT&T Sued After SIM Swapping Attack Causes Customer’s Six Figure Cryptocurrency Loss

On Wednesday, a Texas resident filed suit against mobile carrier AT&T for violations of state law. The complaint accuses AT&T Inc. of...

Cannabis

PepsiCo Files Notice of Opposition Against Trademark Application for DEW LIFE

On Wednesday, PepsiCo, Inc. filed a Notice of Opposition with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board opposing a trademark application for "DEW...

Biogas Facility Sued for Violating Environmental Clean Air Regulations

The United States of America and the State of Nebraska filed suit Thursday in the District of Nebraska against Big Ox Energy...

Advocacy Groups and California Prevail in San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Suit

A civil action filed against the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District (Air District) has been resolved in the petitioners’...

Land Use

PepsiCo Files Notice of Opposition Against Trademark Application for DEW LIFE

On Wednesday, PepsiCo, Inc. filed a Notice of Opposition with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board opposing a trademark application for "DEW...

Biogas Facility Sued for Violating Environmental Clean Air Regulations

The United States of America and the State of Nebraska filed suit Thursday in the District of Nebraska against Big Ox Energy...

Advocacy Groups and California Prevail in San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Suit

A civil action filed against the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District (Air District) has been resolved in the petitioners’...