Damien Riehl

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Wrigley Opposes Dismissal in Cannabis Case Over “Skittles” Trademark

Candy manufacturer Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company seeks to maintain its trademark dispute over its Skittles mark and the cannabis product Zkittlez, and on Tuesday, Wrigley opposed a motion to dismiss. Wrigley, which produces Skittles candy,...

Robinhood Defendants Move to Dismiss Short Squeeze MDL’s Tort and Antitrust Claims

On Monday, defendants filed three motions to dismiss various claims in the Robinhood short-squeeze MDL. Robinhood filed a joint Motion to Dismiss the Antitrust Tranche of the Corrected Consolidated Class Action Complaint, along with its...

AGs File Amended Complaint in States’ Antitrust Case Against Google

On Saturday, a coalition of state attorneys general filed an amended complaint in their antitrust suit against Google. The lawsuit, which alleges violation of the Sherman Act and its monopoly and restraint-of-trade provisions, has the...

Class-Action Complaints Stream in Over T-Mobile Data Breach

On August 15, reports began circulating that T-Mobile suffered a data breach that may have affected between 53 million and 100 million customers. Only four days later, putative class actions began being filed across the...

Anonymized, Aggregate Patient Data Subpoenaed in Antitrust Suit over Medical Devices

On Wednesday, biotech company Biosense Webster, Inc., which is within the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, filed a motion to enforce a subpoena against Abbott Laboratories in the Northern District of Illinois, seeking evidence...

Illinois Municipality in Franchise-Fee Suit Moves to Remand Netflix Suit After Seventh Circuit Ruling

On Monday, the named-plaintiff municipality in a class-action, franchise-fee lawsuit against streaming platforms filed a motion to remand the federal case to Illinois state court. The Illinois village’s motion and briefing follow the federal court’s...