Top Privacy Cases of 2016: Midyear Report

Law360, New York (July 1, 2016, 12:12 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court made a big splash this year establishing a murky threshold for standing that has already been widely cited by both sides of the bar, while consumers snagged significant victories in disputes over their ability to sustain putative class actions over a data breach at P.F. Chang's and Facebook's facial recognition technology.

Here, Law360 takes a look back at some of the most significant privacy decisions from an active and memorable start to the year.

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Case Title

John Lewert, et al v. P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc


Case Number

14-3700

Court

Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4190 Other Contract Actions

Date Filed

December 12, 2014


Case Title

In Re: Nickleodeon Consumer Pr, et al


Case Number

15-1441

Court

Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

February 23, 2015


Case Title

Yershov v. Gannett Satellite Information


Case Number

15-1719

Court

Appellate - 1st Circuit

Nature of Suit

3890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

June 17, 2015


Case Title

In re Facebook Biometric Information Privacy Litigation


Case Number

3:15-cv-03747

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

James Donato

Date Filed

August 17, 2015

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