New Mexico Ranchers Ask for Injunction of Water Rights Rule

The New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association is seeking an injunction against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for alleged dubious regulation of the Clean Water Act. The association claims its cattle growers are required to have permission from the Army Corps of Engineers before working their...

Food Supply Protection Act Seeks to Address Food Supply Issues

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan) introduced legislation to strengthen the food supply and fill in gaps in the supply chain during the COVID-19...

Arizona Sues Google Over Location Tracking

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a suit against Google over location tracking. Attorney General Brnovich claimed Google used “deceptive and unfair practices to...

Cannabis Growth Not a Protectable Property Interest, Rules Fed. Judge

The Eastern District of Washington published an order Tuesday following a legal claim brought by a cannabis farmer, known as “Grandpa Bud”,...

Tech Giants

Arizona Sues Google Over Location Tracking

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a suit against Google over location tracking. Attorney General Brnovich claimed Google used “deceptive and unfair practices to...

Facebook, Directors Attempt to Dismiss Shareholder Securities and Privacy Suit

Facebook shareholders filed suit in 2018 against certain Facebook officers and directors, alleging they breached their fiduciary duty and misrepresented information about...

Court Orders Nintendo Product Liability Suit to Arbitration

Judge Gary Feinerman of the Northern District of Illinois issued a memorandum opinion and order mandating arbitration in a products liability suit...

Facebook Files Motion To Dismiss Advertising Estimate Class Action

Facebook has filed a motion to dismiss the third amended consolidated class action complaint against it. The social media giant...

Taxi Company Argues Uber Operated Illegal Taxi Service at 1st Circuit

On May 12, Anoush Cab, Inc., et al filed a brief before the 1st Circuit arguing against the lower court’s Memorandum of...

Amazon Requests Price Gouging Legislation from Congress

Amazon has asked lawmakers to enact price gouging legislation to protect consumers from bad actors taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic. Amazon...

Emerging Tech

RANA Technologies Sues L3Harris For Hiring Former Employees

Plaintiff RANA Technologies Enterprises (RTE) filed a complaint against L3Harris Technologies for “tortious interference with employment contracts between RTE and its employees,” “tortious interference with non-compete agreements between RTE and its former employees,” “breach of a non-disclosure...

Arizona Sues Google Over Location Tracking

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a suit against Google over location tracking. Attorney General Brnovich claimed Google used “deceptive and unfair practices to...

Cannabis Growth Not a Protectable Property Interest, Rules Fed. Judge

The Eastern District of Washington published an order Tuesday following a legal claim brought by a cannabis farmer, known as “Grandpa Bud”,...

FDA Relaxes Food Labeling Requirements During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Federal Drug Administration announced temporary changes to labeling requirements as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help food manufacturers and...

RANA Technologies Sues L3Harris For Hiring Former Employees

Plaintiff RANA Technologies Enterprises (RTE) filed a complaint against L3Harris Technologies for “tortious interference with employment contracts between RTE and its employees,”...

Agriculture

Food Supply Protection Act Seeks to Address Food Supply Issues

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan) introduced legislation to strengthen the food supply and fill in gaps in the supply chain during the COVID-19 pandemic because of the “unprecedented strain” the pandemic has had on farmers, food banks, workers and families in Michigan.

Cannabis Growth Not a Protectable Property Interest, Rules Fed. Judge

The Eastern District of Washington published an order Tuesday following a legal claim brought by a cannabis farmer, known as “Grandpa Bud”,...

FDA Relaxes Food Labeling Requirements During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Federal Drug Administration announced temporary changes to labeling requirements as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help food manufacturers and...

New Mexico Ranchers Ask for Injunction of Water Rights Rule

The New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association is seeking an injunction against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for alleged dubious regulation of the...

Cannabis Growth Not a Protectable Property Interest, Rules Fed. Judge

The Eastern District of Washington published an order Tuesday following a legal claim brought by a cannabis farmer, known as “Grandpa Bud”,...

FDA Relaxes Food Labeling Requirements During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Federal Drug Administration announced temporary changes to labeling requirements as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help food manufacturers and...

New Mexico Ranchers Ask for Injunction of Water Rights Rule

The New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association is seeking an injunction against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for alleged dubious regulation of the...

Monsanto and BASF Face New Dicamba Lawsuit

Triple Eaton Farms, a Mississippi farm owned by Arthur Eaton, filed a lawsuit against Monsanto and BASF claiming they grew plants and...

Around Law Street

Airbnb to ban Party Houses After Halloween Shooting

A Halloween party at an Airbnb in Orinda, California, located in the San Francisco Bay Area, ended in the deaths of five...

Cisco Software and Licenses are Pirated by Same Company Under Different Names

On November 14 plaintiff Cisco Systems, Inc. filed a complaint against defendants Shoc Networks, LLC (Cisco Systems, Inc and Cisco Technology Inc. v. Shoc Networks,...

Uber Loses its Driver’s License in London

On November 25, Uber lost its license in London to carry paying passengers; this is the second time this has occurred in...

Documentary Filmmakers Sue State Dept. for Social Media Registration Requirement

On December 5, plaintiffs DOC Society and International Documentary Association (IDA) filed a complaint against defendants Michael R. Pompeo and Chad F....

Apple Moves for Dismissal in Stock Price Suit

On December 16, Apple filed a motion to dismiss an ongoing securities lawsuit. The class action suit (City of Roseville Employees’ Retirement System v....

New Legislation Polices Spread of Cyber Tools Abroad

Recent legislation will mandate that the State Department disclose “how it polices the sale of cyber tools and services abroad.” The legislation resulted from...

Facebook Sued for Shutting Out Competition

On January 16, plaintiffs Reveal Chat Holdco LLC, et al filed a class action complaint against defendant Facebook alleging antitrust violations. Plaintiffs are represented by...

DOJ Takes Action Against Robocall Firms

Earlier this week, the Department of Justice filed for temporary restraining orders and injunctions in two different cases against multiple telecom companies...

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing On Autonomous Vehicles

On February 11, the House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce held a hearing to discuss the future of autonomous vehicles (AVs) in America....

Intellectual Property

Microsoft, Dell, Samsung and LG Sued For Touch Screen Patent Infringement

Plaintiff Zeroclick, LLC has filed multiple patent infringement suits against Microsoft, Dell, Samsung and LG over their alleged use of touch-only user...

Post Media Files 3 Patent Infringement Suits Over Podcast Technology

On May 26, Post Media Systems LLC filed three patent infringement complaints against music streaming companies Stingray Group Inc., Aspiro AB, and...

Facebook Renames Its Digital Wallet From Calibra to Novi Amid Lawsuit

Facebook has renamed its digital wallet for its Libra cryptocurrency from Calibra to Novi. Novi Financial is a Facebook subsidiary that will...

Policy

U.S. Regulators May Close “Loophole” With Huawei Chip Curb

Regulators are considering closing a “loophole” in a new rule designed to stop computer hardware being sold to Chinese telecommunications equipment company...

Senators Uncertain of Uber’s Bid to Buy Grubhub

Four lawmakers warned antitrust watchdogs last week about Uber Technology Inc.’s plans to purchase Grubhub Inc., a rival food delivery company. Led...

Energy & Commerce Reps. Send Letter To TikTok Over Their Concerns

Reps. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the ranking member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), the ranking member of...

Cybersecurity

U.S. Regulators May Close “Loophole” With Huawei Chip Curb

Regulators are considering closing a “loophole” in a new rule designed to stop computer hardware being sold to Chinese telecommunications equipment company...

Two Cases Filed Against ADT Allege Employees Spied On Customers

Two class actions were filed against ADT Security over allegations that employees spied on customers. ADT is accused of “intentional and negligent...

NY AG and Zoom Come To An Agreement on Security, Privacy

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced an agreement with Zoom for security protections for its users. The agreement calls for new...

Cannabis

Food Supply Protection Act Seeks to Address Food Supply Issues

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan) introduced legislation to strengthen the food supply and fill in gaps in the supply chain during the COVID-19...

Cannabis Growth Not a Protectable Property Interest, Rules Fed. Judge

The Eastern District of Washington published an order Tuesday following a legal claim brought by a cannabis farmer, known as “Grandpa Bud”,...

FDA Relaxes Food Labeling Requirements During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Federal Drug Administration announced temporary changes to labeling requirements as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help food manufacturers and...

Land Use

Food Supply Protection Act Seeks to Address Food Supply Issues

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan) introduced legislation to strengthen the food supply and fill in gaps in the supply chain during the COVID-19...

Cannabis Growth Not a Protectable Property Interest, Rules Fed. Judge

The Eastern District of Washington published an order Tuesday following a legal claim brought by a cannabis farmer, known as “Grandpa Bud”,...

FDA Relaxes Food Labeling Requirements During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Federal Drug Administration announced temporary changes to labeling requirements as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help food manufacturers and...