Christina Tabacco

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Shareholders Amend Securities Complaint Against 360 DigiTech Over Chinese Data Privacy Violations

A consolidated class action complaint for violation of the federal securities laws filed last Friday claims that 360 DigiTech Inc., its senior executive, board chairman, and controlling shareholder failed to comply with Chinese privacy...

Court Sends College Tutor’s Case Against PayPal Over Frozen Funds to Arbitration

Northern District of California Judge Beth Labson Freeman redirected a plaintiff’s allegations against PayPal Inc. that the company unlawfully froze his account balance of nearly $77,000. Last Thursday’s opinion said that the agreement to arbitrate...

Magistrate Recommends Entry of Default Judgment in Apple ‘Live Photos’ Trademark Tussle

A dispute over the term ‘Live Photos,’ which Apple Inc. sought to register in connection with its moving picture or image feature, has edged closer to resolution. In an opinion issued last Friday, an Eastern...

Plaintiffs Seek to File Amended Complaint in IBM ADEA Suit

More than two dozen plaintiffs asserting age discrimination claims against International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) have asked that the court permit them to file an amended complaint in order to add a fraudulent inducement claim...

French Dressing No More: FDA to Revoke its Standard of Identity

On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced plans to revoke the standard of identity for French dressing, finding that the ingredient specifications “no longer promote honesty and fair dealing in the interest of...

Calif. State Court Rules on Arbitration in WeChat User Privacy Case

Per an opinion issued on Wednesday by Judge Patricia M. Lucas, Tencent’s petition to arbitrate WeChat users’ privacy case has been ordered off calendar. The five-page opinion comes after the parties submitted dueling briefs, with...