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The states urge a federal judge not to dismiss a $10 billion lawsuit alleging that reckless business practices by U.S. gun manufacturers have increased the rate of violent crimes associated with Mexican drug cartels.


Snap argues that the name "Spectacles" qualifies for protection because consumers have begun to associate the name with its product, but the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has consistently disagreed.


On Monday, January 3, 2022, Elizabeth Holmes, the former CEO and founder of Theranos, was found guilty of defrauding investors. Holmes was convicted on four of eleven charges.


A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order against an advertiser of a New Year's Eve outdoor music festival near the site of the famous Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. This prevents the event from being advertised under its current name, due to potential consumer confusion.


A federal judge declined to grant summary judgment to the pop singer in a copyright infringement case, finding that there were significant similarities between the lyrics of "Shake It Off" and a song written by the plaintiffs.


Former CEO and Theranos found Elizabeth Holmes testified this week that she was the victim of sexual and emotional abuse from her former romantic and business partner, Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani.


A federal judge ruled that consumers who used the StubHub mobile app must have their claims heard in court, while consumers who used the StubHub website must proceed through arbitration, except for certain California consumer law claims.


Two California plaintiffs allege that the restaurant chain produces sandwiches, salads, and wraps that contain animal proteins other than tuna, deceiving customers about the contents of these products.


Opening statements in the fraud trial of Elizabeth Holmes, former CEO and founder of Theranos, began on September 8. Holmes is accused of intentionally misrepresenting Theranos’ blood-testing technology and the company’s business performance.


A Texas company alleges that Apple infringed patents that cover a method of creating a digital signature and storing it for user authentication in unlocking an electronic device.