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UC Santa Cruz sues Genia Technologies co-founder for alleged patent infringement

Olivia Olsen Mar. 18, 2017, 1:09pm

The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) recently filed a lawsuit against Genia Technologies, alleging theft and “misappropriation” of intellectual property by Roger Chen, the company's co-founder and former UCSC student.

Man alleges he is owed unpaid wages from Ericsson Inc.

Wadi Reformado Mar. 15, 2017, 2:44pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An employee of a technology global service and equipment provider alleges his was misclassified as an exempt employee.

Photographer claims Delaware North Cos. used photo in restaurant without permission

Wadi Reformado Mar. 15, 2017, 10:47am

SAN FRANCISCO – A Taylorsville photographer alleges a hospitality company has unlawfully used one of his photographs in a restaurant.

Flagship Facility Services Inc. alleged to have failed to provide rest periods

Wadi Reformado Mar. 15, 2017, 10:36am

SAN FRANCISCO – A Palo Alto man alleges his former San Jose employer violated state labor codes and has filed a class action.

Flo Water claims Flow Water is infringing trademark with competing product

Wadi Reformado Mar. 15, 2017, 10:26am

SAN FRANCISCO – A Denver business with an operational hub in San Francisco claims another company is using a similar mark and marketing messages.

Credico (USA) LLC, Red Tower Marketing Inc. accused of not paying a minimum wage

Wadi Reformado Mar. 14, 2017, 7:17pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Two Oakland residents allege they were not paid minimum wages for their work with a joint employer.

Woman alleges Cigna Health and Life unlawfully denied medical coverage claim

Wadi Reformado Mar. 14, 2017, 7:10pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco County woman claims her claim for medical benefits was wrongfully denied.

Home Depot employee alleges he was wrongfully terminated for taking FMLA leave

Wadi Reformado Mar. 14, 2017, 7:03pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A man alleges he was not allowed to return to work at a Home Depot store after taking a medical leave.

Adobe Systems Inc. alleges two corporations use unlicensed versions of software

Wadi Reformado Mar. 14, 2017, 6:48pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An Orange corporation and a Fullerton corporation are accused of using unauthorized versions of Adobe software.

Cool Breeze Refrigeration Inc. alleged to owe contributions to labor union funds

Wadi Reformado Mar. 14, 2017, 6:37pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An employer that conducts business in San Mateo County in construction is alleged to have failed to pay contributions on behalf of its employees.

Former Bridges Construction employee alleges he is owed unpaid overtime wages

Wadi Reformado Mar. 14, 2017, 6:30pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A former employee of a Lake County construction company alleges he is owed for overtime work.

Patent dispute remanded by federal appeals court

Tabitha Fleming Mar. 10, 2017, 2:56pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal court of appeals has sent a patent-dispute case back to the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California after reversing a ruling that the court lacked personal jurisdiction.

Intri-Plex Technologies Inc. alleges companies unlawfully used patented hard disk drive mount

Wadi Reformado Mar. 8, 2017, 9:55am

SAN FRANCISCO – A Santa Barbara corporation alleges its patented technology was used without authorization.

Class action filed against Clickatell Inc. over allegedly unwanted text messages

Wadi Reformado Mar. 8, 2017, 7:01am

SAN FRANCISCO – A New Jersey man claims a Redwood City mobile messaging company kept sending him text messages after he requested it to cease sending them.

Beautiful Slides Inc. seeks declaratory judgment in copyright matter

Wadi Reformado Mar. 8, 2017, 6:54am

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco resident and business are seeking declaratory judgment in regards to a copyright dispute.

314e Corp. did not pay overtime wages, former IT consultant claims

Wadi Reformado Mar. 8, 2017, 6:42am

SAN FRANCISCO – A Chino Hills IT consultant claims her former employer violated labor codes and has filed a class action.

Class action filed against Wells Fargo Home Mortgage over calls made for alleged debt

Wadi Reformado Mar. 7, 2017, 3:34pm

SAN DIEGO – Two individuals have filed a class-action lawsuit against a San Francisco debt collector alleging invasion of privacy.

Class action filed against Tax Group Center Inc. over allegedly unwanted calls

Wadi Reformado Mar. 7, 2017, 3:16pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco company specializing in debt relief solutions is accused of calling people without their consent.

Dell'Oro Group Inc. alleges former employee breached agreement

Wadi Reformado Mar. 6, 2017, 10:42am

SAN FRANCISCO – A Redwood City corporation alleges a former employee from Rocklin who served as vice president and senior analyst deleted confidential information before resigning.

Hoopa Valley Tribe has a 'monumental victory' in court

S. Laney Griffo Mar. 3, 2017, 1:06pm

SAN FRANCISCO - The Hoopa Valley Tribe enjoyed a significant win when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that more water must be released into the Klamath River.