9th Circ.'s HP Inkjet Ruling Could Nix OfficeMax Settlement

Law360, San Francisco (June 18, 2013, 9:34 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge Tuesday said she may ax OfficeMax North America Inc.'s $600,000 bid to settle a class action claiming the company illegally recorded customers’ ZIP codes, saying the Ninth Circuit's ruling in a suit against Hewlett-Packard Inc. recast how attorneys' fees are calculated in coupon-based settlements.  

U.S. District Court Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers didn't formally rule on the preliminary motion for settlement but said Tuesday that she would likely reject it in light of the Ninth Circuit's May ruling in a class action alleging Hewlett-Packard Co....
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