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Xinuos Inc. accused of trademark infringement with domain name

Wadi Reformado Jun. 9, 2016, 2:54pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A British corporation is suing a San Mateo company over allegations its website is confusingly similar to marks owned by the plaintiff.

Electrical Prefab Systems LLC alleges union threatened contractor

Wadi Reformado Jun. 9, 2016, 2:43pm

OAKLAND – An Arizona company alleges a labor group threatened its primary contractor to cease doing business with it on a project in Albany.

Hayward woman alleges Dish Network, retailer placed harassing phone calls

Wadi Reformado Jun. 8, 2016, 1:42pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Hayward consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against a satellite TV provider and a retailer alleging telephone harassment.

Union Pacific Railroad Co. employee alleges injuries

Wadi Reformado Jun. 8, 2016, 1:27pm

SACRAMENTO – A railroad employee alleges he was injured from a result of poor working conditions.

Woman seeks reinstatement to Prudential disability benefits

Wadi Reformado Jun. 8, 2016, 1:20pm

SAN JOSE – A Santa Cruz County woman alleges her benefits were wrongfully terminated despite the fact she remains disabled.

Moore Foundation's new general counsel encourages other lawyers to 'aim high'

Karen Kidd Jun. 8, 2016, 10:20am

PALO ALTO – The way into a legal career in public interest service can start in the commercial sector, Sasha Abrams, general counsel and secretary to the board for the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, said during a recent interview with the Northern California Record.

Pending ruling expected to clarify reach of medical marijuana amendment

Karen Kidd Jun. 7, 2016, 7:56pm

WASHINGTON – A pending federal appeals ruling has many medical and recreational marijuana legal observers speculating over how legislation, sponsored by two California law makers, will be interpreted while others are waiting for the ruling itself.

Assembly bill looks to criminalize distribution of certain recordings

Carrie Salls Jun. 7, 2016, 7:44pm

SACRAMENTO – California Assembly member Jimmy Gomez is sponsoring legislation that would make it illegal to disseminate a recorded conversation in the state if both parties to the conversation have not given their consent, stirring controversy in connection with the bill’s constitutionality.

Mama Love bathroom tissue subject of trademark suit

Wadi Reformado Jun. 7, 2016, 2:02pm

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County business alleges that another business in the county is selling bathroom tissue that infringes its trademark.

Class action filed against Pier 1 Imports over allegedly unpaid wages

Wadi Reformado Jun. 7, 2016, 1:44pm

FRESNO – A Fresno County woman alleges she is still owed wages from her former employer.

Couple files suit against Abilify makers over alleged side effects

Wadi Reformado Jun. 7, 2016, 12:51pm

SACRAMENTO – A couple has filed suit against three pharmaceutical companies alleging that they failed to disclose the harmful effects of the drug Abilify to its consumers.

Fineline Industries accused of patent infringement

Wadi Reformado Jun. 7, 2016, 12:39pm

SACRAMENTO – A Canyon Lake corporation alleges a company is selling types of boats that infringe a patent it owns.

American Insurance Co. seeks payment after GM settlement

Wadi Reformado Jun. 7, 2016, 12:27pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An insurance firm alleges that another firm has refused to pay its share of billings after a settlement.

Photographer alleges McGraw-Hill used photographs in unauthorized publications

Wadi Reformado Jun. 7, 2016, 12:17pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Napa photographer alleges a textbook publisher used his photographs in publications that were not authorized per an agreement between the parties.

Education Source Inc. accused of making unsolicited phone calls

Wadi Reformado Jun. 7, 2016, 12:08pm

SACRAMENTO – A Vallejo resident has filed a class-action lawsuit against a Florida corporation alleging it made unsolicited and harassing phone calls to class members.

Apple, Samsung patent infringement battle continues

Carrie Salls Jun. 6, 2016, 6:57pm

WASHINGTON – Samsung Electronics Co. LTD petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court in May to vacate an injunction related to a February patent infringement ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that was one of the latest chapters in the ongoing dispute between Samsung and Apple Inc., according to a Samsung spokesman.

Term limit removes experience as a factor in District 11 Senate race

Sharon Brooks Hodge Jun. 6, 2016, 6:51pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Whether it’s Jane Kim or Scott Wiener who wins California’s 11th District State Senate race, it likely will take four or five years for either to learn the job and become effective, says a political scientist.

Decision in Howell v. Hamilton Meats limits potential damages in personal injury cases

April Bamburg Jun. 6, 2016, 6:42pm

SAN FRANCISCO – In a civil court case involving medical bills, what is the appropriate amount to award in damages, and how is that determined?

Sacramento company alleges confidential information was shared in data dump

Wadi Reformado Jun. 6, 2016, 4:28pm

SACRAMENTO – A Sacramento business and its CEO alleges that a Massachusetts company disclosed confidential data about them.

Fruit of the Earth accused of misrepresenting aloe gel

Wadi Reformado Jun. 6, 2016, 4:19pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Three consumers allege that a Texas company falsely advertises the contents of a gel.