SACRAMENTO – U.S. District Court Eastern District of California Judge William B. Shubb made rulings on motions for summary judgment in a dispute between a national fraternal agricultural organization and a disaffiliated California group over the use of the Grange trademarks.
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SAN DIEGO – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California recently granted partial summary judgment to German-based Daimler in a trademark and patent infringement case.
LOS ANGELES – Abercrombie & Fitch Trading Company recently agreed to a proposed settlement in a lawsuit that claims labor violations at their retail stores in California.
FRESNO – A recent decision by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California will allow tribal gaming on an approximately 300-acre site in Madera County.
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California approved a class action settlement for employees of Danell Custom Harvesting LLC on July 10.
SAN FRANCISCO – A California Court of Appeal denied a class action certification in a lawsuit against the U.S. Bank National Association on Jan. 17.
A group of businesses who participated in an IRS scheme to catch those filing fraudulent tax returns has claimed they lost millions of dollars.
The California Supreme Court recently settled a dispute in a class-action lawsuit against Nordstrom regarding the California Labor Code’s day of rest requirement.
SAN JOSE — A judge for the U.S. District Court Northern District of California has denied an application for an attorney to access his former legal partner’s server.
LOS ANGELES — Disciplinary charges have been filed by the State Bar of California against the former city attorney of Los Angeles, Carmen Trutanich.
SAN FRANCISCO — A district court has dismissed a dispute over a copyright infringement between tech companies Synopsis and ATopTech.
SAN FRANCISCO — Judicate West, a private dispute-resolution company, has added a University of San Francisco graduate to its list of neutrals.
A showdown between two competing power-solution companies headquartered in California is set to play out before a Delaware court.
&&&CALIFORNIA--The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California has approved the settlement terms of the class action lawsuit Stemple v. QC Holdings. The plaintiff, Paul Stemple, filed a complaint against QC Holdings alleging it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by contacting him – and others – via cell phone.
SACRAMENTO — A court has ordered insurance company State Farm to repay California policyholders millions of dollars in a case that stems from a petition filed by the Consumer Federation of California (CFC) questioning the company’s decision to raise rates in July 2015.
SAN FRANCISCO – There are more lawyers in the Bay Area who have opted for a shared workplace environment than in the local top law firms.
DAVIS — University of California, Davis Law School hosted appellate court hearings in the school’s King Hall last month, giving students and the public an opportunity to see how the judicial system works.
SAN FRANCISCO — The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has been sued by a group of civil rights and legal aid organizations who allege the department illegally suspended the driver’s licenses of low-income residents.
SAN FRANCISCO – The type of evidence allowed at product defect cases may soon change, pending a decision by the California Supreme Court.
SAN RAMON, CALIFORNIA — A decision by a state appeals court that upheld a tax on new development within City of San Ramon may be heading to the California Supreme Court.