SAN FRANCISCO – A lawsuit over allegations of patent infringement was filed on Sept. 18 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California by SIPCO LLC against defendant El Cerrito-based Aeon Labs LLC, which operates under the brand name Aeotec.
SAN FRANCISCO – A class action lawsuit was filed in a U.S. district court against Florida-based Vital Pharmaceuticals Inc., doing business as VPX Sports, regarding many of the company’s nutritional claims about its BANG-brand products.
SAN FRANCISCO – A state appeals court affirmed a trial court’s decision on Sept. 10 that granted a petition for a writ of mandate and declaratory relief, invalidated agreements as well as refunded Burbank Housing Development Corp. $19,557 in fees in a case over school impact fees.
SAN FRANCISCO – A California appeals court reversed and remanded the Alameda County Superior Court’s judgment on Sept. 11 “with instructions to enter an order sustaining the demurrer with leave to amend” in a first cause of action over fraud allegations against defendant and respondent Softsol Technologies Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO – The California Court of Appeal First Appellate District, Division Four, recently concluded that the Alameda County Superior Court did not err in granting a nonsuit in favor of Honeywell International Inc. in a mechanic's asbestos exposure suit.
SAN FRANCISCO – A federal appeals court affirmed a district court’s decertification of two related collective Fair Labor Standards Act actions that were brought against the city of Los Angeles by Los Angeles Police Department officers alleging that the department “discouraged the reporting of overtime.”
SAN FRANCISCO — A California appeals court upheld the appointment of a public guardian as a conservator of a minor, despite the minor’s arguments that the conservatorship failed to comply with the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act (LPS Act) as well as violated her due process rights.