Litigation

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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The Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) recent filing of a complaint in federal district court against Amazon.com (“Amazon”) may signal the next chapter in the evolution of its enforcement actions. Historically, most subjects of enforcement actions...

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In an important decision that has the potential to stem the tide of Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) lawsuits, a federal judge in the District of New Jersey dismissed on the pleadings a VPPA claim...

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On June 23, 2014, the California Supreme Court issued an opinion that further supports the enforceability of class action waivers in arbitration agreements. In Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC, Case No. No. S204032,...

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On Wednesday, June 17, United States Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler denied without prejudice plaintiffs’ motion for class certification in the In re Hulu Privacy Litigation matter, a putative class action brought under the Video Privacy...

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The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals further splintered the jurisprudence surrounding government access to historical cell site location records, holding that such requests always constitute a Fourth Amendment search requiring a warrant. The case arose...

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