Emily Ashcraft

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Consumers Appeal Suit Against T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Twenty four customers of mobile service providers filed a notice of appeal in their case against the pending merger between T-Mobile and Sprint in the Northern District of California. Judge Beth Labson Freeman denied their...

Streaming Companies Sued for Alleged Conspiracy to Fix Licensing Fees

Pro Music Rights (PMR), an organization that collects license fees and distributes royalties for artists, songwriters, and composers, filed a complaint in the Connecticut District Court against streaming and broadcast companies including Apple, Amazon, Google,...

VidAngel Announces Plan to Emerge from Bankruptcy, Appeal Jury Verdict

VidAngel announced on Thursday that they have filed a reorganization plan with Utah Bankruptcy Court and that they are ready to move forward by appealing a decision against them in the Central District of California...

Judge Sends Postmates Fleet Drivers’ Complaints To Individual Arbitration

Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong of the California Northern District Court ruled in favor of arbitration in a dispute between Postmates and Postmates Fleet Drivers. The judge denied requests from Postmates to rule as to whether...

Social Media Cos. Move to Dismiss News Anchor’s Lawsuit

Four tech companies sued for distribution of a photo without consent filed separate motions to dismiss the case this week.  Karen Hepp, represented by Cohen Fineman, sued Facebook, Imgur, Reddit, and Giphy for their...

Start-up Accuses Facebook of Publishing Trade Secrets

Start-up Neural Magic sued Facebook in the District Court of Massachusetts for allegedly publishing their trade secrets on GitHub, specifically algorithms developed by Neural Magic which enable neural networks to run on commodity computers.  They...