EBay Lies to Sellers, Meddles With Bids, 9th Circ. Hears

Law360, San Francisco (March 12, 2014, 5:21 PM EDT) -- EBay Inc. sellers urged the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday to revive their contract suit accusing the online auction site of meddling with bids and falsely claiming it doesn't come between sellers and buyers, arguing that the lower court was wrong to find that they had misinterpreted eBay's user agreement.

Attorneys for plaintiff Marshall Block and the proposed class argued that in eBay's contract with sellers, the site claims it doesn't get involved in transactions between buyers and sellers. But when bidders place a maximum bid on...
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Case Title

Marshall Block v. Ebay, Inc.


Case Number

12-16527

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4190 Other Contract Actions

Date Filed

July 6, 2012

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