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The Facebook, Inc. v. Connectu, LLC et al Filed: March 9, 2007 California Northern District Court

Connectu, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc. et al Filed: March 28, 2007 Massachusetts District Court

ConnectU is suing Facebook in Massachusetts for copyright infringement, breach of actual or implied contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment, unfair business practices, intentional interference with prospective business advantage, breach of duty of good faith and fair dealing, fraud and breach of confidence. Facebook is suing ConnectU in California for business torts and unfair business practices. Read More

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Capitol Records, LLC v. Redigi Inc. January 6, 2012 March 1, 2015
Is it legal to resell used mp3 files?
Adaptix, Inc. v. Apple, Inc. et al May 2, 2013 March 1, 2015
eDekka LLC v. Apple Inc. November 20, 2013 March 1, 2015
Kim et al v. Apple, Inc. June 10, 2013 March 1, 2015
NetAirus Technologies LLC v. Apple Inc May 28, 2013 March 1, 2015
Faughn et al v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA March 13, 2014 March 1, 2015
Mou v. City of San Jose et al November 13, 2007 March 1, 2015
Complaint against library for banning patron after altercation (allegedly by another).
In re Google, Inc. Privacy Policy Litigation March 20, 2012 March 1, 2015
Rockstar Consortium US LP et al v. Google Inc October 31, 2013 March 1, 2015
Plaintiffs Rockstar Consortium US LP and Netstar Technologies LLP are suing Google Inc. for patent infringement over U.S. Patent Nos. 6,098,065; 7,236,969; 7,469,245; 7,672,970; 7,895,178; 7,895,183; and 7,933,883.
Graphics Properties Holdings Inc. v. Google Inc. November 5, 2012 March 1, 2015
HBAC MatchMaker Media Inc. v. Google Inc. et al March 15, 2013 March 1, 2015
Wilson v. The Birmingham Public Library Foundation et al September 2, 2010 March 1, 2015
Library assistant claims hostile work environment in a public library when library patrons view pornography. Also claims recipient of aggressive sexual comments and sexual touching.
Jamal v. Saks & Company September 30, 2014 March 1, 2015
Facebook, Inc., v. Grunin May 20, 2014 March 1, 2015
Adaptix, Inc. v. Apple, Inc. et al April 19, 2013 March 1, 2015
Case Name Case Filed Last Update
Patel v. City of Madison, Alabama February 12, 2015 February 17, 2015
Fant et al v. Ferguson, Missouri, City of February 8, 2015 March 1, 2015
Griner v. Jake's Fireworks, Inc. et al February 3, 2015 February 26, 2015
Legalzoom.Com Inc v. Rocket Lawyer Incorporated January 30, 2015 February 27, 2015
Rentmeester v. Nike, Inc. January 22, 2015 January 31, 2015
LegalZoom.com, Inc. v. Rocket Lawyer, Inc. January 5, 2015 March 1, 2015
Lozano et al v. San Francisco 49ers, Ltd. et al January 2, 2015 January 6, 2015
Plaintiffs alleged that Defendant San Francisco 49ers, Ltd. and Jed York engaged in a campaign to terminate older workers, concealed the fact that their actions involved a group termination of older employees, failed to comply with the requirements of the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA), and violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) by discriminating against plaintiffs in the terms and conditions of employment based upon the fact that they were over 40 years old.
Social Ranger LLC v. Facebook Inc. December 29, 2014 January 23, 2015
Michael Levine et al v. Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. December 18, 2014 December 19, 2014
Plaintiffs alleged that Defendant Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. failed to take reasonable steps to secure the data of its employees from hacking and other collateral attacks. As a result, the Guardians of Peace was able to obtain personally identifiable information, including social security numbers, birth dates, and medical records, from plaintiffs and their family members.
Joshua Forster et al vs. Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc December 17, 2014 December 19, 2014
Michael Corona et al v. Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. December 15, 2014 December 19, 2014
State of Texas et al v. United States of America et al December 3, 2014 February 18, 2015
NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots v. NetJets, Inc. et al December 2, 2014 January 6, 2015
Rachel Kremer v. Zillow, Inc. December 1, 2014 March 1, 2015
Federal Trade Commission et al v. One Technologies, LP et al November 17, 2014 November 18, 2014
Plaintiffs Federal Trade Commission, State of Illinois and State of Ohio alleged that defendants used deceptive marketing tactics to enroll consumers in their credit marketing program. Defendants allegedly represented that consumers could obtain their credit for free or for a $1 processing fee, but failed to disclose that (1) consumers would be automatically enrolled in a negative option continuity plan with additional charges; (2) consumers must cancel the plan before the end of the trial period to avoid additional charges; (3) defendants would use consumers' credit card information to charge a monthly fee for the plan; (4) the costs of the monthly plan.
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Rentmeester v. Nike, Inc. January 22, 2015 January 31, 2015
Boffoli v. Google Inc. May 2, 2014 May 8, 2014
Toups v. Google Inc et al March 6, 2014 December 18, 2014
ARAG North America, Inc. et al v. Google, Inc. December 31, 2013 May 27, 2014
GoldieBlox, Inc. v. Island Def Jam Music Group et al November 21, 2013 June 16, 2014
Authors Guild, Inc. v. Hathitrust November 14, 2012 June 10, 2014
Cambridge University Press, et al v. J. Albert, et al October 5, 2012 February 28, 2015
Is it Fair Use to make digital copies for e-reserves at a university, using the four factor analysis on an item by item basis? If so, how should the analysis be made?
Marino Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Inc. v. Issa et al June 1, 2012 October 14, 2012
A continuing legal education company headed by Joseph Marino (inset, left), the legendary force behind a 65-year-old family-owned New York and New Jersey bar exam course, sued a former employee for alleged theft of "invaluable data"
ROLLING THUNDER MOTORCYCLE RALLY, WASHINGTON, D.C., INC. v. DOES et al May 4, 2012 September 2, 2012
The Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Rally, an annual motorcycle ride sponsored by veterans to honor their missing and fallen colleagues files a preemptive copyright infringement lawsuit in advance of the group's Memorial Day ride in Washington, D.C. to stop and enjoin alleged copyright infringers from selling unlicensed and counterfeit goods during the event.

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TufAmerica, Inc. v. Diamond et al May 3, 2012 May 8, 2012
Disney Enterprises Inc v. Michael Jones et al April 26, 2012 August 10, 2012
Toma v. Motley Crue, Inc. et al April 16, 2012 January 15, 2013
CBS Television Distribution v. Comstar Media LLC et al April 16, 2012 April 20, 2012
Lawson et al v. Universal Studios LLC February 22, 2012 February 24, 2012
Paramount Pictures Corporation v. Puzo February 17, 2012 March 22, 2013
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Wilens v. Automattic, Inc. May 25, 2014 May 27, 2014
Facepets.com, LLC v. Facebook, Inc. February 14, 2014 August 20, 2014
Ahmed v. Twitter, Inc. et al January 7, 2014 January 13, 2014
Ahmed v. Facebook, Inc. et al January 7, 2014 January 13, 2014
Ahmed v. Apple, Inc. et al December 10, 2013 September 14, 2014
Hangingout, Inc. v. Google, Inc. November 26, 2013 February 2, 2015
Rimowa GmbH v. Marvel Entertainment LLC et al August 1, 2012 July 18, 2013
Adidas America, Inc et al v. Seven Wells, LLC May 15, 2012 May 16, 2012
RC3, INC. v. Bieber February 24, 2012 March 8, 2012
Adidas America, Inc et al v. Preschoolians Company et al December 5, 2011 December 7, 2011
Holiday Public Relations & Events, LLC et al v. The Edgartown Library Foundation, Inc. et al December 2, 2011 March 1, 2015
Cavern City Tours Ltd v. Hard Rock Cafe International (USA), Inc. November 27, 2011 November 28, 2011
Hester v. Neverson et al November 15, 2011 April 20, 2012
Television personality David Hester of A&E's 'Storage Wars' reality TV show, filed a trademark lawsuit seeking a declaratory judgment that his "Yuuup!" moniker does not infringe upon rapper Trey Songz's purported intellectual property claims to variations of the phrase.
In-N-Out Burgers v. Pappas Restaurants, Inc, November 15, 2011 November 16, 2011
True Religion Apparel, Inc. et al. v. Xiaokang Lee et al. November 15, 2011 December 14, 2011
Case Name Case Filed Last Update
Multiplayer Network Innovations, LLC v. Google Inc. August 5, 2014 September 17, 2014
Callsome Solutions, Inc. v. Google, Inc. June 25, 2014 July 8, 2014
Sevier v. Google et al June 17, 2014 June 24, 2014
Wilens v. Automattic, Inc. May 25, 2014 May 27, 2014
Free Range Content, Inc. v. Google Inc. May 20, 2014 February 27, 2015
Open Network Solutions Inc. v. Google Inc. May 16, 2014 May 27, 2014
Smartflash LLC et al v. Google, Inc. et al May 7, 2014 May 8, 2014
Boffoli v. Google Inc. May 2, 2014 May 8, 2014
Feitelson et al v. Google Inc. May 1, 2014 March 1, 2015
Silver State Intellectual Technologies, Inc. v. Google Inc. et al April 30, 2014 May 2, 2014
PanTaurus LLC v. Google, Inc. April 23, 2014 May 2, 2014
Selene Communication Technologies LLC v. Google Inc. April 23, 2014 May 8, 2014
Innovative Display Technologies LLC v. Google Inc et al April 8, 2014 April 11, 2014
Network-1 Technologies, Inc. v. Google, Inc. et al April 4, 2014 April 11, 2014
Keith Dunbar, et al v. Google Inc. April 2, 2014 August 10, 2014

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Pentagon overturns rule that forced relocation of military judges to Guantanamo February 28, 2015
[JURIST] The US Department of Defense (DOD) [official website] on Friday rescinded a new rule that required military judges presiding over war crimes tribunals at the US Navy base in Guantanamo Bay to relocate to Cuba. The DOD claimed that the rule was enacted, in part, to help speed up the litigation process in military commission prosecutions, but overturned the rule [press release] in response to a judge’s suspension of a 9/11 terrorism case. Army Colonel James Pohl, said in...
Egypt court sentences 4 Muslim Brotherhood members to death February 28, 2015
[JURIST] An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced four members of the Muslim Brotherhood [official website] to death, along with 14 others to life in prison. The individuals were accused [WSJ report] of murder and possession of firearms, among other charges, after clashes near the Brotherhood’s headquarters, which occurred just days before the ouster of Islamist president Mohammed Morsi [BBC profile]. Hamas official Mushir al-Masri expressed opposition to the ruling and called on Egypt to reconsider what he considered to be...
ICC prosecutor requests extension to confirm charges against LRA commander February 28, 2015
[JURIST] International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda [official profile] on Friday requested a three-month extension to gather evidence to confirm charges against Dominic Ongwen [BBC profile]. The former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) [State Department backgrounder] commander made his first appearance [JURIST report] before the ICC at the end of January. Ongwen is charged [arrest warrant, PDF] with three counts of crimes against humanity and four counts of war crimes for his alleged role in the extremist militant...
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[JURIST] The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters [official backgrounder] ruled Saturday that the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas [official website] is a terrorist organization. The decision was based on lawsuits [Daily News Egypt report] alleging that Hamas is responsible for multiple attacks against Egyptian security forces, which have resulted in casualties and deaths. Hamas official Mushir al-Masri condemned the decision [AP report], calling it “a coup against history and an Egyptian abuse of the Palestinian cause and resistance, which fights on...
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