Litigation

The Supreme Court may soon decide whether certain aspects of Oracle’s Java programing language are protected by copyright law. The case began in a California district court, where the court held that Oracle’s copyright claims...

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Yesterday, Judge Stanley Chesler of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissed once and for all a Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) claim against Viacom based on its operation of...

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With high-profile data breaches making headlines in 2014, the New Year will likely bring significant developments in the privacy space. On January 28, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST/11:00 am PST, we invite you to join...

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Earlier this week, Papa John’s dropped its appeal of a lower court decision finding that AIG Affiliates, National Union Fire Insurance Co. and American Home Insurance Co., did not have a duty to defend or...

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Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in a case challenging New Jersey’s wiretapping law, keeping in place the New Jersey Supreme Court’s ruling which, like all courts to have confronted the issue, allows...

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Recently, Home Depot moved to dismiss one of the more than a dozen class action lawsuits filed against it following a revelation last month that its payment data system was breached. Home Depot’s motion illustrates...

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In a recent opinion, Jane Doe No. 14 v. Internet Brands Inc., the Ninth Circuit decided that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) does not preclude liability for a website operator that failed...

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ZwillGen has added another experienced attorney to its team, welcoming Katherine Robison, formerly counsel at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, to its San Francisco office. Katherine will bring 12 years of experience in all stages of...

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Two big names in the technology software and equipment industries won at least short-term victories last week in the Northern District of California. See Halpain v. Adobe Systems, Inc., 5:13-cv-05226 (N.D. Calif. 2014); Doe I...

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On Monday, August 18, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit struck a blow to browsewrap agreements, affirming a district court’s denial of Barnes & Noble’s motion to compel arbitration in Nguyen v. Barnes & Noble Inc., No....

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