Spotify Can’t End Auto-Renewal Suit After 'Trick,' Alsup Says

Law360, San Francisco (July 17, 2017, 4:52 PM EDT) -- U.S. District Judge William Alsup on Monday rejected Spotify USA Inc.'s bid to end a putative class action over subscription auto-renewals after telling lawyers for the music streaming service during a recent hearing that they had tried to trick him into believing the lead plaintiff had “admitted the case away” in his deposition when he hadn’t.

In an order on Spotify’s motion for summary judgment, Judge Alsup kept alive claims that lead plaintiff Gregory Ingalls brought under California’s unfair competition law and rejected Spotify’s arguments that...
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Gregory Ingalls et al v. Spotify USA Inc.


Case Number

3:16-cv-03533

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

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William Alsup

Date Filed

June 23, 2016

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