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Feitelson et al v. Google Inc. May 1, 2014 December 18, 2014
Inniss et al v. Aderhold et al April 22, 2014 December 18, 2014
Nunes v. Twitter, Inc. June 19, 2014 December 18, 2014
Feldman v. Google, Inc. April 5, 2010 December 18, 2014
State of Texas v. EEOC et al November 4, 2013 December 18, 2014
The State of Texas is suing the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for guidelines the federal agency issued that allegedly infringe on the state's constitutional authority to impose blanket bans on the hiring of convicted felons for certain types of jobs.
Toups v. Google Inc et al March 6, 2014 December 18, 2014
Lavoho, L.L.C. v. Apple Inc. et al March 14, 2014 December 18, 2014
National Cheng Kung University v. Apple Inc. May 3, 2013 December 18, 2014
Rembrandt Patent Innovations, LLC et al v. Apple Inc. January 10, 2014 December 18, 2014
Yellow Group LLC et al v. Uber Technologies, Inc. October 4, 2012 December 18, 2014
Morris Davis v. James Billington, et al April 15, 2011 December 18, 2014
LegalZoom.com Inc v. Rocket Lawyer Incorporated November 20, 2012 December 18, 2014
CallWave Communication LLC v. AT&T Inc. et al. December 12, 2012 December 18, 2014
In re Google, Inc. Privacy Policy Litigation March 20, 2012 December 18, 2014
BlackBerry Limited v. Typo Products LLC January 3, 2014 December 18, 2014
Case Name Case Filed Last Update
Rachel Kremer v. Zillow, Inc. December 1, 2014 December 17, 2014
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.
Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College et al November 17, 2014 December 14, 2014
STUDENTS FOR FAIR ADMISSIONS, INC. v. UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, et al November 17, 2014 December 14, 2014
West View Research, LLC v. Tesla Motors, Inc. November 10, 2014 November 24, 2014
Plaintiff West View Research, LLC alleged that Defendant Tesla Motors, Inc. infringed on U.S. Patent No. 8,290,778 and U.S. Patent No. 8,296,146, both entitled "Computerized Information Presentation Apparatus;" U.S. Patent No. 8,682,673 and U.S. Patent No. 8,706,504, both entitled "Computerized Information and Display Apparatus; U.S. Patent No. 8,719,037 entitled "Transport Apparatus with Computerized Information and Display Apparatus;" U.S. Patent No. 8,781,839, U.S. Patent No. 8,712,777 and U.S. Patent No. 8,719,038, all entitled "Computerized Information and Display Apparatus."
Woods v. Madison County, Alabama et al October 14, 2014 October 21, 2014
Plaintiff alleged that Defendant Madison County, Alabama and Defendant Advanced Correctional Healthcare, Inc., the company contracted to provide medical services at the Madison County jail, had an agreement to control costs by delaying or denying necessary medical care for inmates. Plaintiff, mother of the deceased, alleged that this plan resulted in the death of her son when defendants failed to diagnose and treat his gangrenous foot while he was placed in jail.
Twitter, Inc. v. Holder et al October 7, 2014 October 7, 2014
Multiplayer Network Innovations, LLC v. Apple, Inc. August 5, 2014 August 6, 2014
Red Pine Point LLC v. Apple Inc. et al August 5, 2014 August 6, 2014
Multiplayer Network Innovations, LLC v. Google Inc. August 5, 2014 September 17, 2014
Hunter et al v. PepsiCo Inc. et al August 5, 2014 October 9, 2014
Bose Corporation v. Beats Electronics LLC et al July 25, 2014 July 25, 2014
Ronald Emrit v. Yahoo! Inc., et al July 23, 2014 July 29, 2014
Ultra International Music Publishing, LLC et al v. Michelle Phan July 16, 2014 August 19, 2014
Federal Trade Commission v. Amazon.com, Inc. July 10, 2014 July 11, 2014
Case Name Case Filed Last Update
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 December 16, 2014
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
Capitol Records, LLC v. Redigi Inc. January 6, 2012 December 18, 2014
Is it legal to resell used mp3 files?
Case Name Case Filed Last Update
Wilens v. Automattic, Inc. May 25, 2014 May 27, 2014
Facepets.com, LLC v. Facebook, Inc. February 14, 2014 August 20, 2014
Ahmed v. Facebook, Inc. et al January 7, 2014 January 13, 2014
Ahmed v. Twitter, 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 December 17, 2014
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 December 18, 2014
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 December 17, 2014
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 December 18, 2014
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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Op-Ed: Delaying Exams Is Not a Request from 'Coddled Millennials' December 14, 2014
Each year as classes of law students enter and exit our nation's legal institutions we are told the same thing: You are the future of the law. Well, the future is now.
Former Office of Special Counsel Official Sues Agency for Records December 9, 2014
The former deputy director of the U.S. Office of Special Counsel is suing his former employer for information about a 2013 report that he claims contained “false and slanderous assertions of fact.”
As Lawyers Begin Using Drones, Regulatory Issues Persist December 5, 2014
For the lawyer who has everything, is a drone the next must-have item? Unmanned aerial vehicles can take high-quality video and still pictures with unrivaled convenience and maneuverability, but using one to collect evidence comes with thorny regulatory issues.
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All eyes are on the U.S. Department of Justice after last week's announcement that a St. Louis County grand jury declined to indict a police officer in the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
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