Court Grants Google’s Motion to Dismiss in New Mexico COPPA Suit

Late last week, Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal of the District of New Mexico granted defendant Google, LLC’s motion to dismiss claims against it regarding the State of New Mexico’s Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and New Mexico Unfair Practices Act. Google was accused of...

Government Motions to Submit Final Judgment in DFA Antitrust Lawsuit

The United States filed a motion and memorandum supporting an entry of final judgment in an antitrust lawsuit against Dairy Farmers of...

Huawei Sued For Infringing Network Congestion Management Patent

On Tuesday in the Western District of Texas, WSOU Investments, LLC which does business as Brazos Licensing and Development (Brazos) filed a...

Epic Games Answers Apple’s Counterclaims

On Tuesday in the Northern District of California, Epic Games filed an answer denying Apple’s counterclaims, claiming that the antitrust suit is...

Tech Giants

Epic Games Answers Apple’s Counterclaims

On Tuesday in the Northern District of California, Epic Games filed an answer denying Apple’s counterclaims, claiming that the antitrust suit is...

Court Grants Google’s Motion to Dismiss in New Mexico COPPA Suit

Late last week, Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal of the District of New Mexico granted defendant Google, LLC’s motion to dismiss claims against...

Verizon, AT&T Will Pay $127m For Overcharging Government Entities

Last week, Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility agreed to pay a combined $127 million to settle  lawsuits from 2012 alleging that their...

Court Dismisses “Shotgun Pleading” Antitrust Complaint Filed Against Google

On Sept. 25, a federal court in Atlanta dismissed a lawsuit filed by Inform, Inc. against numerous Google entities: Google LLC, Google...

Federal Circuit Issues Opinion After Apple Challenged PTAB Decision

On Friday, the Federal Circuit issued an opinion in Apple’s two consolidated appeals challenging the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s (PTAB) decision...

Former YouTube Content Moderator Sues Over “Significant Psychological Trauma”

On Monday in San Mateo County, Calif. Superior Court, an anonymous former content moderator for YouTube filed a class-action complaint against YouTube...

Emerging Tech

Here We Go Again: Judge Blocks TikTok Ban Following Halt of WeChat Ban

On Sunday, Judge Carl J. Nichols of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia blocked the Trump administration from banning TikTok, providing a temporary reprieve for the popular social media platform, paralleling a U.S....

Huawei Sued For Infringing Network Congestion Management Patent

On Tuesday in the Western District of Texas, WSOU Investments, LLC which does business as Brazos Licensing and Development (Brazos) filed a...

Epic Games Answers Apple’s Counterclaims

On Tuesday in the Northern District of California, Epic Games filed an answer denying Apple’s counterclaims, claiming that the antitrust suit is...

Plaintiff Claims Injury Could Have Been Averted If Corn Picker Had An Emergency Button

Chad E. Kaiser, a New York resident, filed a product liability lawsuit in Tompkins County, N.Y. Supreme Court, claiming that manufacturers of...

Oracle Opposes Orgable Trademark Application

On Monday, Oracle International Corporation (Oracle) filed an opposition before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board against Mercantilo LLC’s application for the...

Agriculture

Government Motions to Submit Final Judgment in DFA Antitrust Lawsuit

The United States filed a motion and memorandum supporting an entry of final judgment in an antitrust lawsuit against Dairy Farmers of America Inc. and Dean Foods Company on Tuesday in the Illinois Northern District Court. The plaintiffs were seeking to stop a purchase of...

Plaintiff Claims Injury Could Have Been Averted If Corn Picker Had An Emergency Button

Chad E. Kaiser, a New York resident, filed a product liability lawsuit in Tompkins County, N.Y. Supreme Court, claiming that manufacturers of...

Kraft Heinz Files Motion to Dismiss in “Natural” Cheese Lawsuit

On Monday in the Northern District of California, The Kraft Heinz Company filed a motion attempting to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed...

Calif. Law Requires COVID-19 Disclosure For Agricultural Employees

On September 28, the Governor of California signed into law AB-2043, the “Occupational Safety and Health: Agricultural Employers and Employees: COVID-19 Response”...

Plaintiff Claims Injury Could Have Been Averted If Corn Picker Had An Emergency Button

Chad E. Kaiser, a New York resident, filed a product liability lawsuit in Tompkins County, N.Y. Supreme Court, claiming that manufacturers of...

Kraft Heinz Files Motion to Dismiss in “Natural” Cheese Lawsuit

On Monday in the Northern District of California, The Kraft Heinz Company filed a motion attempting to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed...

Calif. Law Requires COVID-19 Disclosure For Agricultural Employees

On September 28, the Governor of California signed into law AB-2043, the “Occupational Safety and Health: Agricultural Employers and Employees: COVID-19 Response”...

Government Files Hazardous Substances Complaint Against Hercules LLC

The United States and the State of New Jersey have filed a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), and New...

Around Law Street

T-Mobile files Motion to Dismiss in Citizen Case Against Sprint Merger

T-Mobile moved for the dismissal of a consumer lawsuit against the soon-to-close merger between Sprint and T-Mobile, calling it an “eleventh hour...

Plaintiff Alleges Robinhood Offers Credits to Potential Class Members

Plaintiff Travis Taaffe has filed an emergency motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against securities trading app Robinhood. Taaffe has alleged...

It’s Looking Gloomy For Zoom: SEC Suit Filed

Stockholder Michael Drieu filed a class action complaint against defendants Zoom Video Communications, Inc., et al. for violating federal securities laws. The...

Cryptocurrency Group Sued Over Losses for Misrepresenting Risks

A class-action suit was filed against three foreign companies that run a cryptocurrency platform called The Maker Ecosystem or The Maker Foundation....

Cigarette Companies Take Legal Action Against New Warning Requirements

Cigarette manufacturers filed a complaint against the Food and Drug Administration in the Eastern District of Texas over eleven new textual warnings,...

Briefing Begins in Egg Price-Fixing Appeal

Appellant food retailers, including Kroger, Safeway, HyVee, and others, have filed their brief in a Third Circuit appeal of their loss in...

8 Juul, Altria Antitrust Related by Calif. Judge

In an order filed May 7, Judge William Orrick of the Northern District of California formally relating 8 cases similarly alleging that...

Social Media Platforms Sued for Profiting from Online Harassment

Plaintiffs Jesseca Dupart and Shawntae Harris have filed a complaint against Rodney J. Roussell, as well as YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter for...

Judge Denies Clearview AI’s Motion To Stay

Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman of the Northern District of Illinois denied facial recognition startup Clearview AI’s motion to stay pending the court’s...

Intellectual Property

Huawei Sued For Infringing Network Congestion Management Patent

On Tuesday in the Western District of Texas, WSOU Investments, LLC which does business as Brazos Licensing and Development (Brazos) filed a...

Oracle Opposes Orgable Trademark Application

On Monday, Oracle International Corporation (Oracle) filed an opposition before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board against Mercantilo LLC’s application for the...

Dyson Sues For Trademark Infringement For Counterfeit Goods

Dyson Technology Limited (Dyson) filed a complaint on Friday in the Northern District of Illinois for trademark infringement against a sealed list...

Policy

FCC Adopts Additional Rules to Battle Spoofed Robocalls

On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it had adopted new rules to further combat illegal robocalls and implement the...

Here We Go Again: Judge Blocks TikTok Ban Following Halt of WeChat Ban

On Sunday, Judge Carl J. Nichols of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia blocked the Trump administration from banning...

House Passes Don’t Break Up The T-Band Act

The House of Representatives passed a bill repealing the requirement that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to do away with the 470-512...

Cybersecurity

Calif. AG Testifies Before Senate Committee on Consumer Data Privacy

California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation this Wednesday, in a hearing entitled,...

Twitter Sued for Privacy Violations Over Use of Telephone Numbers

On Monday in the Western District of Washington, Darlin Gray filed a putative class-action complaint against Twitter for privacy violations alleging that...

TikTok Ban Delayed; Oracle & Walmart Deal Has Tentative Approval

The Department of Commerce announced that it will delay its TikTok ban related to an August executive order announcing the measure by...

Cannabis

Government Motions to Submit Final Judgment in DFA Antitrust Lawsuit

The United States filed a motion and memorandum supporting an entry of final judgment in an antitrust lawsuit against Dairy Farmers of...

Plaintiff Claims Injury Could Have Been Averted If Corn Picker Had An Emergency Button

Chad E. Kaiser, a New York resident, filed a product liability lawsuit in Tompkins County, N.Y. Supreme Court, claiming that manufacturers of...

Kraft Heinz Files Motion to Dismiss in “Natural” Cheese Lawsuit

On Monday in the Northern District of California, The Kraft Heinz Company filed a motion attempting to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed...

Land Use

Government Motions to Submit Final Judgment in DFA Antitrust Lawsuit

The United States filed a motion and memorandum supporting an entry of final judgment in an antitrust lawsuit against Dairy Farmers of...

Plaintiff Claims Injury Could Have Been Averted If Corn Picker Had An Emergency Button

Chad E. Kaiser, a New York resident, filed a product liability lawsuit in Tompkins County, N.Y. Supreme Court, claiming that manufacturers of...

Kraft Heinz Files Motion to Dismiss in “Natural” Cheese Lawsuit

On Monday in the Northern District of California, The Kraft Heinz Company filed a motion attempting to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed...