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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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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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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.
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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
Gill et al v. Department of Justice et al July 10, 2014 July 11, 2014
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Boffoli v. Google Inc. May 2, 2014 May 8, 2014
Toups v. Google Inc et al March 6, 2014 November 28, 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 November 28, 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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Disney Enterprises Inc v. Michael Jones et al April 26, 2012 August 10, 2012
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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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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
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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
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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 November 28, 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.
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True Religion Apparel, Inc. et al. v. Xiaokang Lee et al. November 15, 2011 December 14, 2011
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Free Range Content, Inc. v. Google Inc. May 20, 2014 November 28, 2014
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Silver State Intellectual Technologies, Inc. v. Google Inc. et al April 30, 2014 May 2, 2014
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