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Waterproofing Associates Inc. claims it is owed more than $29,000 for construction work

Wadi Reformado Jan. 13, 2017, 10:46am

SAN FRANCISCO – A Santa Clara County company alleges it was not paid for work on a federal project.

Fabletics LLC claims it does not infringe Landmark Technology's patent

Wadi Reformado Jan. 13, 2017, 10:32am

SAN FRANCISCO – An El Segundo athleisure company is seeking judgment from a court over claims that it does not infringe a San Diego company's trademark.

Woman seeks reinstatement to disability benefits from Unum Life Insurance

Wadi Reformado Jan. 13, 2017, 10:20am

SAN FRANCISCO – A Contra Costa County woman formerly employed as an underwriting analyst alleges her disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Software engineer seeks disability benefits

Wadi Reformado Jan. 12, 2017, 10:47am

SAN JOSE – A software engineer for Apple Computer alleges he is disabled and his claim for benefits was wrongfully denied.

Life On Air Inc. seeks judgment regarding use of Houseparty mark

Wadi Reformado Jan. 12, 2017, 7:30am

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco company that provides a live video streaming platform is seeking the court's judgment regarding an allegation of trademark infringement from an Alameda company.

Schmidbauer Lumber Inc., Schmidbauer Building Supply accused of violating Clean Water Act

Wadi Reformado Jan. 12, 2017, 7:13am

SAN FRANCISCO – A nonprofit corporation based in Garberville alleges an Arcata-based lumber company is violating the Clean Water Act.

Woman seeks payment of late husband's survivor benefits

Wadi Reformado Jan. 12, 2017, 6:45am

SAN FRANCISCO – The surviving spouse of a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. employee alleges waivers that she signed for her late husband's pre-retirement benefits were invalid and that she is the rightful beneficiary.

Consumer seeks rescission of sale of Ford Focus over defective transmission allegations

Wadi Reformado Jan. 12, 2017, 6:16am

SAN DIEGO – An Alameda man alleges the Ford Focus he purchased has a defective transmission and seeks rescission of the sale contract.

Dispute between Synopsys and ATopTech dismissed by district court

Chandra Lye Jan. 10, 2017, 8:05pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A district court has dismissed a dispute over a copyright infringement between tech companies Synopsis and ATopTech.

Supreme Court rules for Samsung in patent dispute with Apple

Tabitha Fleming Jan. 8, 2017, 6:15pm

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Samsung on Dec. 6, in what is being heralded as a major victory in the patent controversy with rival tech giant Apple.

Berkeley dispensary off the hook after 3 years in litigation

Kerry Goff Jan. 7, 2017, 4:35pm

BERKELEY, Calif. — A recently dismissed lawsuit against Berkeley Patients Group ended a three-year legal battle by the federal government to close Berkeley’s oldest marijuana dispensary.

Woman seeks reinstatement of long-term disability benefits

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 5, 2017, 2:54pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A woman alleges she is disabled due to a neuromuscular disease and that her disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Louisiana man claims Casting 360 sent him unwanted text messages

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 5, 2017, 2:42pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A theatrical talent and booking agency is alleged to have sent unsolicited text advertisements to a Louisiana man, who has filed a class-action suit.

McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings accused of unlawfully using photos

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 5, 2017, 2:33pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Pennsylvania stock photography agency claims a publisher used its photographs without permission.

AllCells LLC allege former employees used confidential information to start Cepheus Biosciences

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 4, 2017, 9:57am

SAN FRANCISCO – An Alameda company alleges two former employees used trade secrets to start a competing company of their own.

Venclose Inc. seeks judgment over Covidien's claims of patent ownership

Wadi Reformado Jan. 4, 2017, 6:37am

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Jose startup is seeking declaration from the court regarding the ownership of patents.

Former Aaron's Inc. manager files class action, alleges he was not provided rest breaks

Wadi Reformado Jan. 4, 2017, 6:19am

SAN FRANCISCO – A store manager has filed a class-action suit against his former employer over allegations of violations of labor laws.

Marinwood Community Services District employees seek judgment regarding overtime

Wadi Reformado Jan. 3, 2017, 12:52pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Current and former employees of a political subdivision allege they are not properly paid for overtime work.

Newegg alleged to sell infringing computer cooling systems

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 2, 2017, 3:03pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Denmark corporation alleges that infringing computer cooling systems are still being sold by a California corporation.

A. Teichert & Son Inc. seeks declaration against insurers

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 2, 2017, 2:44pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Sacramento construction company is seeking a declaration from the court against three insurers regarding their duty to indemnify.