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A law firm focused on the automotive industry brought a proposed class action against Apple Inc. in California state court Tuesday, accusing the company of putting profits before consumer safety by failing to install a "lock-out device" on iPhones to prevent California motorists from texting while driving.
Mississippi’s attorney general is targeting Google over its collection and use of public school students’ personal information and search history, claiming in a suit filed in state court Friday the tech giant is unlawfully leveraging this data to build advertising profiles and gain an unfair advantage over its competitors.
A Delaware federal jury on Tuesday found that flash drive manufacturer Kanguru Solutions infringed a patent held by Ioengine LLC, awarding the patent holder $1.4 million after finding the infringement wasn’t willful.
A San Francisco judge said at a hearing Tuesday that Cisco can’t arbitrate claims brought by a former services product manager suing the company for age discrimination, saying an arbitration clause was so buried in her contract that a reasonable reader would assume it only applied to intellectual property, not employment claims.
The Federal Circuit on Tuesday unwound a lower court’s ruling that had freed Ericsson Inc. from infringement claims on three patents, concluding in a split decision that the trial judge had done a jury’s job by weighing evidence from each party before ruling in Ericsson’s favor.