SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently denied a motion for a new trial in a patent infringement action involving Finjan Inc. and Juniper Networks Inc.
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OAKLAND – A group of plaintiffs were granted their motion to dismiss counterclaims against them in their litigation with Microchip Technology Inc. over allegations the company violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has granted a motion by the manufacturer of Chrysler vehicles to exclude certain expert testimony in some cases filed over an allegedly defective component in its vehicles.
OAKLAND – Apple’s motion to get a class action against it regarding purchases of TV shows dismissed was denied in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on March 13.
Great American Assurance fails to prove it is free from duty to indemnify policyholders in wrongful death case
SAN FRANCISCO – On March 11, Great American Assurance Co. failed to prove it did not owe a home care business indemnity and defense in a wrongful death and negligence case.
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California has denied a defendant's motion to dismiss a suit against it filed by Levi Strauss & Co. over allegations of trademark infringement.
SAN DIEGO – On March 4, GE and Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) convinced the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of California to dismiss U.S. Navy vets' case against them after allegedly being exposed to radiation.
Emissions case against VW remanded back to state court despite company's attempts to keep it in federal
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled it does not have proper jurisdiction over an ongoing fraud, unfair competition law and warranty case against Volkswagen and remanded the case back to state court on March 8.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Class action lawsuits are rolling in against a major pet nutrition food producer after it recalled canned dog food products because of potentially elevated amounts of vitamin D.
SAN FRANCISCO – On Jan. 25, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted in part and denied in part a company's motion for leave to file an amended answer and counterclaims in a patent infringement lawsuit.
SAN FRANCISCO – Beauty retailer Sephora USA Inc. was only partially victorious in its motion to enforce a settlement agreement against law firm Palmer Recovery Attorneys.
Yelp's motion for leave to file motion for reconsideration denied by federal judge in securities case
SAN FRANCISCO – In the latest move in a lawsuit against Yelp over allegations it presented false and misleading statements concerning its expected revenue for the 2017 fiscal year, the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California denied Yelp’s motion for leave to file a motion for reconsideration on Jan. 22.
SAN DIEGO – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted a bank's motion to compel arbitration in a suit against it over two types of fees.
Court rules Securities and Exchange Commission failed to show entitlement to disgorgement from Berkeley Healthcare Dynamics
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California partially granted the Securities Exchange Commission’s motion for summary judgment in its case against companies it alleged violated federal securities laws.
LOS ANGELES – The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted in part and denied in part motions in a company’s trademark infringement case against a similarly named company on Jan. 8.
SAN FRANCISCO – On Jan. 7, a federal court granted in part a couple’s motion for judgment award against their insurance company after they were denied coverage several times for payment of accident dismemberment benefits.
Court says Alphonso did not infringe on Samba's patent for system that matches advertising to TV viewing habits
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently said a company that sends advertisements to consumers' mobile devices based on the television shows they watch is not infringing on a patent created by a company that also sends ads to mobile devices based on television viewing habits.
Court grants final approval of class settlement in restaurant workers' tip-pool lawsuit against Brigantine
SAN DIEGO – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California recently granted final approval of a class settlement in a wage-and-hour lawsuit filed against a San Diego area restaurant company by several employees.