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  • April 21, 2017

    Airlines’ $40M Antitrust Deal Unfair, 9th Circ. Hears

    An objector to a $39.5 million settlement ending antitrust claims in multidistrict litigation against Societie Air France and others told a Ninth Circuit panel Friday the settlement unfairly lumped the claims of customers who bought tickets through travel agents with the stronger case of direct purchasers, diluting her damages.

  • April 21, 2017

    Safety Giant UL Awarded $1M In Hoverboard Trademark Row

    A California judge Thursday ruled that a hoverboard company willfully infringed the trademark of UL LLC and awarded the testing giant $1 million, calling the need for deterrence significant because the counterfeit use of UL’s marks influences consumer understanding of their safety.

  • April 21, 2017

    Franklin Stock Heir's Suit Over $100M In Lost Shares Nixed

    Franklin Resources Inc. does not have to replace more than $100 million in shares that a New York man claimed went missing on the company's watch after his father’s death in 1974, a California federal judge ruled Thursday.

  • April 21, 2017

    Reed Smith Client Re-Ups Sanctions Bid After Atty Threatened

    The Chefs’ Warehouse Inc. asked a California federal judge to keep its Reed Smith LLP attorney from having to be in the same room as an employment lawyer who was sanctioned for his conduct during a deposition, saying Friday a new threat has the company’s attorney fearing for her safety.

  • April 21, 2017

    9th Circ. Won't Block Berkeley's Cellphone Warning Law

    The Ninth Circuit on Friday declined to halt enforcement of a Berkeley, California, ordinance that requires cellphone retailers to warn consumers about radiation risks, saying the law withstands First Amendment scrutiny since it’s related to a substantial government interest of protecting consumers’ health and safety.

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