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Qualcomm Attempt to Cast Intel as Hypocrite Backfires in Antitrust Trial

After an interrogation of Intel’s chief strategy officer largely backfired this week, a Qualcomm attorney on Friday declined a judge’s invitation to bring Aicha Evans back to the witness stand as a non-jury trial brought by the Federal Trade Commission moved into its fourth day of testimony. “Not from us, your honor,” Qualcomm lawyer Antony Ryan told U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh, prompting a cheer from Evans, which provoked widespread laughter in the San Jose, California, courtroom after one of...
Tags: Science, Intel, Evans, Qualcomm, Federal Trade Commission, Ryan, San Jose California, Lucy Koh, Aicha Evans, Antony Ryan


Qualcomm kicks off crucial fight with U.S. antitrust regulator

SAN JOSE, California - (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission's antitrust case accusing Qualcomm Inc of abusing a monopoly on mobile chip technology kicked off in a California courtroom on Friday in a trial whose outcome could have a major impact on the smartphone industry. If the government prevails in the 10-day, non-jury trial before U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh, in San Jose, California, Qualcomm could be forced to change its practices for licensing a trove of patents to manufactur...
Tags: News, California, Qualcomm, Ftc, Qualcomm Inc, San Jose California, Apple Inc Apple, Lucy Koh


Qualcomm Gets Jury in FTC Case That Threatens Its Smartphone Dominance

Lawyers for the regulatory agency and the company are set to begin presenting arguments on Jan. 4 in a 10-day non-jury trial over claims that Qualcomm is abusing its strength in the market for smartphone components to force Apple Inc. and others to pay inflated license fees. While the two sides have said they’re in settlement negotiations, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California, refused to delay proceedings and narrowed the scope of Qualcomm’s arguments in pre-trial rulings. The ...
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Qualcomm Gets Trial in FTC Case That Threatens Its Smartphone Dominance

Lawyers for the regulatory agency and the company are set to begin presenting arguments on Jan. 4 in a 10-day non-jury trial over claims that Qualcomm is abusing its strength in the market for smartphone components to force Apple Inc. and others to pay inflated license fees. While the two sides have said they’re in settlement negotiations, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California, refused to delay proceedings and narrowed the scope of Qualcomm’s arguments in pre-trial rulings. The ...
Tags: Science, San Diego, Qualcomm, Apple Inc, San Jose California, Lucy Koh


U.S. court rules Qualcomm must licence technology to rivals

The preliminary ruling came in an antitrust lawsuit against Qualcomm brought by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in early 2017. The preliminary ruling by Judge Lucy Koh in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California said that Qualcomm must license some patents involved in making so-called modem chips, which help smart phones connect to wireless data networks, to rival chip firms. Qualcomm and the FTC had jointly asked Koh last month to delay ruling on the issue for up to 3...
Tags: News, Qualcomm, Ftc, Koh, U S Federal Trade Commission, Lucy Koh


Yahoo agrees $50M settlement package for users hit by massive security breach

One of the largest consumer internet hacks has bred one of the largest class action settlements after Yahoo agreed to pay $50 million to victims of a security breach that’s said to have affected up to 200 million U.S. consumers and some three billion email accounts worldwide. In what appears to be the closing move to the two-year-old lawsuit, Yahoo — which is now part of Verizon’s Oath business [which is the parent company of TechCrunch] — has proposed to pay $50 million in compensation to an...
Tags: Security, Verizon, Yahoo, Drama, Russia, Israel, Tech, United States, Alibaba Group, Verizon Communications, Northern District of California, Lucy Koh, Altaba, AllClear


Tesla faces trial over allegations it threatened to deport workers if they reported injuries

A federal judge in San Jose said Tesla must defend itself at trial to answer charges it threatened to deport foreign workers at its Fremont plant if they reported an injury at the facility, and that the workers put in too many hours in violation of U.S. labor laws. Judge Lucy Koh, of the California Northern District Court, made the ruling in the case Lesnik v. Eisenmann SE. Koh threw out five charges against Tesla but allowed two to remain that stem from allegations made by former Tesla employee...
Tags: Business, Elon Musk, News, California News, Tesla, Sport, Soccer, Slovenia, SEC, San Jose, Securities And Exchange Commission, Musk, FREMONT, Koh, Lucy Koh, Eisenmann


[Updated] Federal judge rules Tesla must defend itself against lawsuit alleging it mistreated foreign workers

(Updated below with Tesla’s statement.) A federal judge denied Tesla’s motion to dismiss charges in a lawsuit claiming that it mistreated foreign workers. This means the automaker will have to defend itself at trial against allegations that foreign workers at its Fremont factory worked shifts that violated forced labor laws and were threatened with deportation if they reported injuries. The ruling comes just a few days after Elon Musk agreed to resign as Tesla’s chairman (while staying on as ...
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Federal judge rules Tesla must defend itself against lawsuit alleging it mistreated foreign workers

A federal judge denied Tesla’s motion to dismiss charges in a lawsuit claiming that it mistreated foreign workers. This means the automaker will have to defend itself at trial against allegations that foreign workers at its Fremont factory worked shifts that violated forced labor laws and were threatened with deportation if they reported injuries. The ruling comes just a few days after Elon Musk agreed to resign as Tesla’s chairman (while staying on as its CEO) to settle with the U.S. Securit...
Tags: TC, Elon Musk, California, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Slovenia, Croatia, SEC, San Jose, Bmw, Volkswagen, Musk, Working Conditions, FREMONT, U S Securities and Exchange Commission


United States: Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Judge Grants Final Approval Of Record Data Breach Settlement In Anthem Class Action - Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP

On August 15, 2018, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh signed an order granting final approval of the record $115 million class action settlement agreed to by Anthem Inc. in June 2017.
Tags: News, United States, Anthem Inc, Lucy Koh, Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP


The Apple-Samsung 'thermonuclear war' over Android is over, but at least we got these iPhone prototype photos out of the battle (AAPL)

Apple and Samsung settled a seven-year patent dispute earlier this week. The terms of the settlement aren't known.   For most people and Apple fans, there are no easy takeaways from the end of the case.  But please enjoy photos of several early internal iPhone models were made public as part of the court battle. Apple and Samsung settled a court battle on Wednesday over Apple's allegation that Samsung violated its patents and copied the design of the iPhone.  It's the end of an era as the se...
Tags: Apple, Google, Steve Jobs, Samsung, Trends, MacBook Air, Aapl, Reuters, Reuters The U S Supreme Court, Lucy Koh, Ina Fried, Walter Issacson


Apple, Samsung settle 7-year battle over smartphone design

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Apple and Samsung have finally settled a seven-year battle over smartphones that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.The bitter rivals notified U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh of the truce in a... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Apple, Business, Samsung, Ap, U S Supreme Court, U S District Court, SAN JOSE Calif, Apple Samsung, Lucy Koh


All Public Forums / Social Media Should Be Open & Uncensored

Trump should embrace (and expand) court ruling that his Twitter account is free speech forum. All Public Forums / Social Media Should Be Open & Uncensored USA – -(Ammoland.com)- President Trump may not block even rude or obnoxious criticism from his Twitter account, because it is a public forum that is protected by the First Amendment, US District Court Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald has ruled.The President’s use of his Twitter account to comment on important policy, personnel and personal announ...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Guns, Supreme Court, White House, Siberia, Free Speech, Bill Nye, Justice Department, Executive Branch, Trump, Internal Revenue Service, Google YouTube, Paul Driessen, Koh, Whitehouse


Internal Documents Show Apple Knew the iPhone 6 Would Bend

In 2014, multiple users reported that their iPhone 6 and 6 Plus handsets were bending under pressure, such as when they were kept in a pocket. As a byproduct of this issue, the touchscreen's internal hardware was also susceptible to losing its connection to the phone's logic board. It turns out, Apple was aware that this could happen. Motherboard: Apple's internal tests found that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are significantly more likely to bend than the iPhone 5S, according to information ma...
Tags: Apple, Tech, US District Court, Koh, Lucy Koh, Motherboard Publicly Apple


Apple seeks $1.5 billion from Samsung in lawsuit

Apple is seeking about US$1 billion (NZ$1.5 billion) from Samsung in another go-round stemming from a long-running smartphone patent-infringement dispute.Jurors at the retrial before US District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Apple, Business, US, Samsung, San Jose California, Lucy Koh


United States: Class Actions: California District Court Denies Class Certification Citing Plaintiff's Inappropriate Damages Model - Arnold & Porter

In April, Judge Lucy Koh of the Northern District of California denied a plaintiff's motion to certify a class of consumers who alleged that certain Nissan manual transmissions suffered from design defects
Tags: News, United States, Nissan, Porter, Northern District of California, Lucy Koh, California District Court


United States: Class Actions: California District Court Denies Class Certification In Consumer Misbranding Suit - Arnold & Porter

Judge Lucy Koh of the Northern District of California recently denied a plaintiff's motion to certify a class of consumers who alleged that Gerber's baby food product labels are unlawful, deceptive, and misbranded in violation of federal and California law.
Tags: News, California, United States, Porter, Northern District of California, Gerber, Lucy Koh, California District Court


Lawsuit Accusing YouTube Of Censoring Conservatives Thrown Out Of Court

A lawsuit filed against YouTube that accused the video hosting platform of censoring conservatives has been thrown out of court by a U.S. District Court judge. The lawsuit, filed by prominent conservative talk-radio show host Dennis Prager, claimed YouTube serves as a public forum and the First Amendment rights of conservatives have been infringed upon. The argument was rejected by Judge Lucy Koh when the issue was raised in a San Jose courtroom.
Tags: News, San Jose, U S District Court, Dennis Prager, Lucy Koh


Judge Will Allow Yahoo Users To Sue Over Massive Data Breach

Yahoo users in the United States can sue the company over the former tech giant's massive, record-setting data breach. On Friday in San Jose, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh rejected the bid by Verizon, Yahoo's owner, to dismiss many claims, such as negligence, breach of contract, fraud and deceit by executives who are accused of knowing about the security problems, but doing nothing and hiding them from the public. However, Koh trimmed some claims from the consolidated class-action lawsuit. The ...
Tags: Yahoo, Canada, United States, Social Security, Silicon Valley, Koh, Verizon Yahoo, Lucy Koh, Karim Baratov, San Jose U S District


Data Breach Victims Can Sue Yahoo in the United States, Federal Judge Rules

Yahoo has been ordered by a federal judge to face much of a lawsuit in the United States claiming that the personal information of all 3 billion users was compromised in a series of data breaches. From a report: In a decision on Friday night, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California rejected a bid by Verizon Communications, which bought Yahoo's Internet business last June, to dismiss many claims, including for negligence and breach of contract. Koh dismissed some other claims. She ha...
Tags: Yahoo, Tech, United States, Verizon Communications, Koh, San Jose California, Lucy Koh, Yahoo Plaintiffs


“What made you think I wanted 53 firms churning on this case?”

“A federal judge in California last week criticized two lawyers for bringing an additional 49 law firms into a data-breach case, raising to 53 the total number of firms representing the plaintiffs….’What made you think I wanted 53 firms churning on this case?’,” asked U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh, telling lawyers from Altschuler Berzon and Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll that she was “deeply disappointed.” Koh went on to grant a request for a special master filed by Ted Frank, class action reforme...
Tags: Privacy, Law, California, Uncategorized, Class Actions, Koh, Lucy Koh, Cohen Milstein Sellers Toll, Ted Frank, Feeing Frenzy, Cassens Weiss ABA Journal, Altschuler Berzon, Ted Frank What


Dennis Prager Seeks Injunction To Keep YouTube From Administering Its Own Site While YouTube Seeks Dismissal (techdirt)

Late last year, we brought to you the story of Dennis Prager, noted conservative commentator, suing YouTube, noted place where you can watch videos, because the site had put some of his videos into restricted status to keep them from the eyes of younger users. The case is still ongoing and is still strange for many reasons, including Prager asserting his lawsuit on First Amendment grounds, his insisting that YouTube is a public forum and not a private company, and his belief that the Section 230...
Tags: Google, News, Fcc, Supreme Court, Youtube, Lady Gaga, Timothy Geigner, Bill Maher, Dennis Prager, Prager, Lucy Koh, Jeffrey Rosen, Timothy Wu, YouTube Permalink


Check out these photos of all the different iPhone prototypes Apple created (AAPL)

Apple is a secretive company that doesn't usually share its early prototype designs publicly.  But photos of several early internal iPhone models were made public in an epic court battle with Samsung in 2012.  The legal fight has lasted over 5 years with no signs of stopping — a judge ordered a new trial earlier this week.  One of the most bitter legal fights in modern technology history got new life earlier this week after a judge ordered a new trial in the battle between Samsung Electronic...
Tags: Apple, Samsung, Trends, MacBook Air, Samsung Electronics, U S Supreme Court, Koh, Lucy Koh, Ina Fried


Apple and Samsung heading for yet another iPhone patent damages trial

Apple and Samsung will head back again to the district court for yet another iPhone patent damages trial and to determine how much Samsung Electronics Co should pay Apple Inc for copying the look of the iPhone. Judge Lucy Koh, in San Jose, California on Sunday, has signed an order and told both the companies to meet the courtroom again. … Continue reading "Apple and Samsung heading for yet another iPhone patent damages trial"
Tags: Apple, News, Samsung, Blogging, Apple Inc, San Jose California, Samsung Electronics Co, Lucy Koh


Apple, Samsung Face New iPhone Damages Trial

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California issued her order late on Sunday, 10 months after the U.S. Supreme Court set aside a $399 million award against Samsung, whose devices include the Galaxy. The three Apple patents covered design elements of the iPhone such as its black rectangular front face, rounded corners, and colorful grid of icons for programs and apps. Koh's order is a setback for Apple, which called a retrial unnecessary a...
Tags: Apple, Samsung, Tech, Reuters, U S Supreme Court, Koh, San Jose California, Lucy Koh, Apple Samsung Face New


Anthem To Pay $115 Million In The Largest Data Breach Settlement Ever

An anonymous reader quotes CNET: Anthem, the largest health insurance company in the U.S., has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit over a 2015 data breach for a record $115 million, according to lawyers for the plaintiffs. The settlement still has to be approved by US District Court Judge Lucy Koh, who is scheduled to hear the case on August 17 in San Jose, California. And Anthem, which didn't immediately respond to a request for confirmation and comment, isn't admitting any admitting any wr...
Tags: Tech, US District Court, Cnet, San Jose California, Lucy Koh


Qualcomm Wants the Feds to Drop Their Antitrust Suit

Mobile chip giant Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) filed a motion earlier this week in the U.S. District Court of San Jose, California, requesting that a federal judge dismiss the antitrust lawsuit that regulators filed in January. The initial suit alleges that Qualcomm unofficially implements a "no license, no chips" policy that leverages its dominant position in cellular baseband modems to extract favorable licensing terms and royalty payments from customers, effectively precluding competitors from t...
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Judge Rejects Google Deal Over Email Scanning

A federal judge in San Francisco slammed a legal settlement that proposed to pay $2.2 million to lawyers, but nothing to consumers who had the contents of their email scanned by Google without their knowledge or permission. From a report: In a 6-page order, Judge Lucy Koh told Google and class action attorneys the proposed settlement was insufficient, in part because it failed to clearly tell consumers what the search giant had done. "This notice is difficult to understand and does not clearly d...
Tags: Google, San Francisco, Tech, Koh, Lucy Koh


Judge Gives Preliminary Approval to Settlement in Wage-Fixing Suit Against DreamWorks Animation

A federal judge has given the greenlight to a $50 million settlement of a class action lawsuit brought by animation workers against DreamWorks Animation, claiming that the studio violated antitrust laws by conspiring to set animation wages via non-poaching agreements. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh gave her preliminary approval to the settlement on Thursday, and said... Read more »
Tags: News, Biz, Dreamworks Animation, Sony Pictures, Lucy Koh


Celebrating Judge Ronald Whyte’s Contributions to Internet Law

As you may know, Judge Ronald Whyte is retiring from the Northern District of California. Last week, a symposium at Stanford celebrated his contributions to IP law, especially patent law. The Recorder’s writeup. My photo album. Judge Whyte’s Contributions to Internet Law I spoke about Judge Whyte’s contributions to Internet Law. My notes: Judge Whyte’s Internet law jurisprudence may be overshadowed by his patent law jurisprudence in this audience, but it has not been overlooked by the Internet ...
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