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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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August 29, 2016
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January 3, 2012
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December 12, 2012
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Dragon Intellectual Property LLC v. Apple Inc.
December 20, 2013
August 28, 2016
Johnson v. Yahoo! Inc.
March 21, 2014
August 28, 2016
Plaintiff alleged that Defendant Yahoo! Inc. violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, 47 U.S.C. § 227, by sending her unsolicited SMS text messages to her cellular telephone using an automatic telephone dialing system in connection with the Yahoo! Messenger instant messaging service.
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May 27, 2010
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September 3, 2013
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May 9, 2016
August 28, 2016
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April 12, 2016
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March 19, 2016
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February 16, 2016
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December 29, 2015
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January 22, 2015
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May 2, 2014
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March 6, 2014
December 18, 2014
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December 31, 2013
May 27, 2014
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June 16, 2014
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November 14, 2012
June 10, 2014
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October 5, 2012
August 28, 2016
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
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November 30, -0001
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May 4, 2012
November 30, -0001
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.
TufAmerica, Inc. v. Diamond et al
May 3, 2012
May 8, 2012
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April 26, 2012
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May 25, 2014
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January 7, 2014
January 13, 2014
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January 7, 2014
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December 10, 2013
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November 26, 2013
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August 1, 2012
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May 15, 2012
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