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Zapproved LLC

Two defendants admitted to having ‘wiped and discarded’ their phones without preserving text messages

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Paisley Park Enters., Inc. v. Boxill - No. 17-cv-1212 (WMW/TNL) (D. Minn. Mar. 4, 2019) - In this case involving the alleged infringement of music created by the late artist Prince, the court granted in part the...more

Perkins Coie

Park and Recreation Fees Violated Mitigation Fee Act

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The court of appeal held that the City of Alameda’s development fee for parks and recreation was invalid and unenforceable because there was no reasonable relationship between the fee charged and the burden from new...more

Butler Snow LLP

Take This Job And Shove It – Alabama Supreme Court Elaborates On “Voluntarily” Leaving Employment

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If you quit your job because of a hostile work environment, is it still “voluntary”? According to the Alabama Supreme Court’s July 12, 2019 opinion in Arnold v. Hyundai Manuf. Ala., LLC, it is. In Arnold, Hyundai hired Arnold...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

At FTC’s Request, District Court Imposes $8.9 Million Judgment on Operators of Newspaper Subscription Scheme

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U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon recently issued an order that implemented a nationwide injunction against several corporate and individual defendants for their false and misleading newspaper and magazine...more

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Growing Pains: The Story Behind Florida’s Daubert Arc – Part 2

The Aftermath of Marsh - When the Marsh case was decided in 2007 its broad interpretation of the “pure opinion exception” and narrow vision of the role of Frye took Florida expert evidence admissibility law well out of the...more

Butler Snow LLP

TN Appeals Court Reinstates Hostile Work Environment and Whistleblower Claims

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An individual may file a claim under Tennessee’s “whistleblower statute”—the Tennessee Public Protection Act (TPPA)—if she was fired solely for reporting or refusing to participate in illegal activity. Similar to federal law,...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

The Brothers Cortazar Wage War Once Again

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Two years ago, we wrote about a bitter rivalry between two brothers, James and Vincent Cortazar, over their ownership and management of a single-asset real estate enterprise, 47th Road LLC, which owned an apartment building...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

9th Circuit Revives Suit Against Credit Bureau Reporting Loan with Defunct Servicer

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A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently reversed the district court’s grant of summary judgment for a credit reporting agency that continued to report loans that had been serviced by a now-defunct...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

FTC Settles Complaint Against Payment Processor for Alleged Payment Processing on Behalf of Clients Engaged in Fraudulent Conduct

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The FTC filed a Complaint and Stipulated Final Order (Order) in California District Court against a Defendant payment processing company and its individual officers, to settle all matters stemming from allegations that the...more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

PTAB Strategies and Insights - May 2019: Court's Infringement Indefiniteness Does Not Dictate Validity Indefiniteness at PTAB

In IPR2018-00272, the Board denied a motion to terminate brought by a Patent Owner who argued that a district court’s finding of indefiniteness required termination of the PTAB proceedings for U.S. Patent. 9,393,208....more

Dechert LLP

Data Subject Access Requests in the UK: Latest High Court Guidance – Recipients and Sources of Information

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A recent High Court decision concerning compliance with a data subject access request considered the basis upon which an individual can require the data controller to provide the names of those in receipt of his or her...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Attorneys’ Fees Award for Plaintiff’s Inadequate Pre-Suit Infringement Investigation Affirmed Even Though Trial Court Never...

The Federal Circuit recently upheld a district court’s decision to tax a patent infringement plaintiff with its opponent’s attorneys’ fees based on an inadequate presuit investigation into infringement, even though the patent...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Employment Law Legends, Episode 1 – Employment Law Reborn: West Coast Hotel v. Parrish

Our new series, Employment Law Legends, examines pivotal employment law cases—from the history behind them to their lasting impact. In the first episode of the series, Paul Rinnan discusses West Coast Hotel v. Parrish, a case...more

Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell

Punitive Damages Change the Game: Immediate Appellate Review Should Be Available

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What happens when a trial judge grants a motion to amend a complaint, allowing the addition of a claim for punitive damages, but the evidence supporting the punitive damages claim is insufficient? Is immediate appellate...more

Carlton Fields

Real Property, Financial Services, & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending April 19, 2019

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Real Property Update - • Special Tax District Bond Validation: hospital center special tax district could not validate bonds intended to finance the construction of a hospital outside the geographic boundaries established...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

No Preemption Where Labor Code Doesn’t Require Consulting A CBA

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Seyfarth Synopsis: The California Supreme Court held that the Labor Management Relations Act does not preempt claims under the Labor Code where a defense requires little more than referring to a collective bargaining...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

FTC Settles with Payment Processor and its Owner for over $1.8 Million and Orders Permanent Payment Processing Ban

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On April 10, 2019, the FTC and a payment processing company, along with its owner, entered into a final order to settle charges that they repeatedly violated a prior court order issued against them in 2009 for allegedly...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

Judge Orders Employers to Submit Pay Data on Revised EEO-1 Form by September 30, 2019

On April 25, 2019, Judge Tanya Chutkan ordered the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to collect detailed data on employee compensation and hours worked from covered employers sorted by job category, pay...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

Online Lending Company Pays $3.85M for Loan Servicing Violations

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An online lending company paid the FTC $3.85 million to settle allegations that its loan servicing practices violated the FTC Act, the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR), and the Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA)....more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

Breaking: Judge Orders Employers Must Submit EEO-1 Pay Data By September 30, 2019

According to published reports, US District Judge Tanya Chutkan issued a ruling from the bench today ordering employers to submit the pay data component of the EEO-1 form (“Component 2”) by September 30, 2019. In March, Judge...more

Perkins Coie

Court of Appeal Denies Project Opponents a Chance to Relitigate CEQA Claims

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The court of appeal held that a challenge to a partially recirculated EIR of the County of Amador was barred by the doctrine of res judicata, which precludes relitigation by the same parties of issues previously adjudicated...more

White & Case LLP

Recent Singapore Case Highlights Considerations Relating to Worldwide Moratorium

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A worldwide moratorium is one of the most important protections and tools available to a debtor in the Singapore cross-border restructuring regime. A recent Singapore High Court case, Re: Zetta Jet Pte Ltd and Others (Asia...more

Jackson Walker

Fifth Circuit Gets Out of the Implied Findings Business

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Federal Rule 52(a) requires that when a district court conducts a bench trial, it is obliged to “find the facts specially.” In its recent significant decision in ENI US Operating Co., Inc. v. Transocean Offshore Deepwater...more

Dechert LLP

Potential Criminality Under Foreign Law Not a Bar to Disclosure of Documents in English Civil Proceedings

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Bank Mellat v HM Treasury [2019] EWCA Civ 449 - Synopsis - Obligations of confidentiality arising under a foreign legal system do not automatically entitle a party litigating in England to withhold documents from...more

White & Case LLP

Judge Orders Government to Account for Climate Change Impacts before Leasing Federal Lands to Energy Developers

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The US District Court for the District of Columbia has blocked the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from issuing new oil and gas drilling permits on approximately 300,000 acres of federal land in Wyoming until it adequately...more

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Information for EU and Swiss Residents

JD Supra's principal place of business is in the United States. By subscribing to our website, you expressly consent to your information being processed in the United States.

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Privacy Officer
JD Supra, LLC
10 Liberty Ship Way, Suite 300
Sausalito, California 94965

You can also manage your profile and subscriptions through our Privacy Center under the "My Account" dashboard.

We will make all practical efforts to respect your wishes. There may be times, however, where we are not able to fulfill your request, for example, if applicable law prohibits our compliance. Please note that JD Supra does not use "automatic decision making" or "profiling" as those terms are defined in the GDPR.

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California Privacy Rights

Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, our customers who are California residents have the right to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

You can make a request for this information by emailing us at privacy@jdsupra.com or by writing to us at:

Privacy Officer
JD Supra, LLC
10 Liberty Ship Way, Suite 300
Sausalito, California 94965

Some browsers have incorporated a Do Not Track (DNT) feature. These features, when turned on, send a signal that you prefer that the website you are visiting not collect and use data regarding your online searching and browsing activities. As there is not yet a common understanding on how to interpret the DNT signal, we currently do not respond to DNT signals on our site.

Access/Correct/Update/Delete Personal Information

For non-EU/Swiss residents, if you would like to know what personal information we have about you, you can send an e-mail to privacy@jdsupra.com. We will be in contact with you (by mail or otherwise) to verify your identity and provide you the information you request. We will respond within 30 days to your request for access to your personal information. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why. If you would like to correct or update your personal information, you can manage your profile and subscriptions through our Privacy Center under the "My Account" dashboard. If you would like to delete your account or remove your information from our Website and Services, send an e-mail to privacy@jdsupra.com.

Changes in Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Please refer to the date at the top of this page to determine when this Policy was last revised. Any changes to our Privacy Policy will become effective upon posting of the revised policy on the Website. By continuing to use our Website and Services following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes.

Contacting JD Supra

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How We Use Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to:

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Updates to This Policy

We may update this cookie policy and our Privacy Policy from time-to-time, particularly as technology changes. You can always check this page for the latest version. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

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