Samsung Arbitration Pact Notice Raises Eyebrows At 9th Circ.

Law360 (August 29, 2019, 7:24 PM EDT) -- A Ninth Circuit judge appeared skeptical Thursday of Samsung’s argument that its Galaxy S7 packaging properly notifies consumers they're agreeing to arbitration, saying a guidebook in the box didn’t include a “clear statement” alerting buyers that they were reading terms and conditions. 

During a hearing in Seattle, U.S. Circuit Judge M. Margaret McKeown took issue with a guidebook in Samsung Electronics America Inc.’s Galaxy S7 box that contained an arbitration provision. She pointed out that the cover of the books, which are titled either “Product Safety and Warranty Information” or “Health and Safety and Warranty Guide," do not necessarily indicate to...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!