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Photographers denied rehearing of copyright infringement by real estate listing service

By Daniel Beauregard | Aug 13, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – The the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently denied a request for a rehearing from two photographers who lost their copyright infringement claim against a real estate listing service.

Court addresses SEC motions, recovery options in case regarding Palantir, Facebook shares

By Daniel Beauregard | Aug 13, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A California judge has ruled on a motion from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requesting the recognition of a claim by two investment firms and requesting the recognition of a shortfall regarding the reimbursement of funds in the case involving Facebook and Palantir shares.

Concealed carry ban on school grounds ruled constitutional

By Daniel Beauregard | Aug 13, 2018

A group of concealed firearm permit holders and gun rights organizations lost an appeal on Aug. 3 over their opposition to a recent amendment of California’s 1994 Gun-Free School Zone Act.

Parts of testimony stricken in patent infringement case involving endoscopy systems

By Daniel Beauregard | Aug 13, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A judge in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California recently ruled to strike testimony related to a patent case involving two medical companies that design and manufacture integrated operating room systems.

Judge dismisses Glass Egg's negligence, infringement complaints against Gameloft

By Daniel Beauregard | Aug 13, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A California judge has dismissed claims that Gameloft acted negligently and infringed upon the copyrights of a Vietnamese video game company in relation to the development of a racing car game application.

Appeals court upholds ban of tribe's online casino

By Daniel Beauregard | Aug 12, 2018

Judge Carlos Bea of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California wrote in his opinion that the act of placing a bet in the virtual casino while in the state of California was not protected under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Court denies NRI, Decton's motion to compel arbitration in FLSA case

By Daniel Beauregard | Aug 9, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A California judge has denied a motion from a temporary staffing agency to compel arbitration in a Fair Labor Standards Act suit filed by a former employee.

Judge awards Boeing $2.8 million in attorneys' fees in breach of contract case

By Daniel Beauregard | Aug 9, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A California judge has issued an order allowing airplane manufacturer Boeing to receive nearly $3 million in attorneys’ fees stemming from a breach of contract case.

Department of Defense wins lawsuit involving endangered dugong

By Daniel Beauregard | Aug 8, 2018

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) followed appropriate laws protecting endangered species during the planned relocation of a military base in Japan, a federal judge ruled on Aug. 1.

Defendant’s request to amend plaintiff selection process in WEN hair care suit denied

By Daniel Beauregard | Jul 25, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A defendant's request to amend the selection process of plaintiffs for a class action suit involving Los Angeles-based hair stylist Chaz Dean has been denied by a judge.

Summary judgment denied in case filed by Monster Film over fraud allegations

By Daniel Beauregard | Jul 25, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A California judge has denied the defendants' request for summary judgment in an alleged fraudulent film investment case, claiming that plaintiff Monster Film Limited has solid ground for a lawsuit.

Judge awards $4 million in damages to Chinese investors in investment scheme case

By Daniel Beauregard | Jul 25, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A California judge ordered $4 million in compensatory damages be paid to Chinese nationals involved in a fraudulent Los Angeles investment scheme.

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