Sara McCleary News

Ninth Circuit vacates Merck's summary judgment

By Sara McCleary | Dec 22, 2017

PASADENA – California’s Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated a district court’s decision granting summary judgment to Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

California court issues injunction in Canadian order on Google searches

By Sara McCleary | Nov 17, 2017

SAN JOSE – A California court has deemed unenforceable a Canadian order directing Google to remove search results from all of its domains.

Appellate court denies Genworth's motion to compel arbitration

By Sara McCleary | Nov 15, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO – The California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District has affirmed a trial court’s decision denying an employer’s motion to compel arbitration in a suit brought against it by a former employee in a decision filed Oct. 26.

Federal judge dismisses some claims in tuna case against Trader Joe's

By Sara McCleary | Oct 13, 2017

A federal court on Oct. 3 dismissed some parts of a class action against food giant Trader Joe’s while allowing most of the plaintiffs’ complaints to survive the motion to dismiss.

Appeals court grants injunction against San Francisco's sugary drinks ad requirements

By Sara McCleary | Sep 22, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO – A California appellate court has found that advertising requirements set out by the city of San Francisco concerning sugar-sweetened beverages is unconstitutional, and has granted a preliminary injunction to the ordinance’s opponents.

Volkswagen files motion to dismiss 4 appeals in 2.0 liter TDI settlement

By Sara McCleary | Sep 6, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO – Volkswagen has submitted a motion to dismiss four of the 10 appeals against it relating to the 2.0-liter Consumer Class Action Settlement Agreement and Release.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirms ruling on San Francisco's alleged accessibility violations

By Sara McCleary | Jun 30, 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed in part and reversed in part a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California concerning San Francisco’s accessibility for those with mobility impairments.

U.S. Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit reverses decision in retaliation case against Angelo Dairy

By Sara McCleary | Jun 30, 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit has reversed a district court’s decision on a Fair Labor Standards Act case (FLSA).

Carroll Shelby seeks damages for alleged trademark infringement

By Sara McCleary | Mar 17, 2017

LOS ANGELES — An automotive-restoration company is being sued for trademark infringement for allegedly using the Shelby mark without permission.

California Senate bill would create third gender option for state ID

By Sara McCleary | Feb 8, 2017

SACRAMENTO — The California State Senate is considering a bill that would create a third gender option on state identification.

California Supreme Court to decide on Banning Ranch development

By Sara McCleary | Jan 20, 2017

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — The California Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Jan. 4 in a case to decide the fate of Newport Beach’s Banning Ranch.

Former lawyer charged for posing as immigration consultant

By Sara McCleary | Jan 8, 2017

SAN JOSE — A South Bay man has been arrested for allegedly defrauding as many as 1,000 individuals.

Nevro alleges patent infringement by Boston Scientific

By Sara McCleary | Jan 3, 2017

A Redwood City-based medical device company is suing Boston Scientific, alleging patent infringement. Nevro Corp. filed the lawsuit on Nov. 28 with the Court for the Northern District of California, claiming that Boston Scientific is using technology covered by patents held by Nevro.

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