Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - Federal Judge Trims UCL, Publicity Claim From Class Class Suit Over Reposting Photo

SAN DIEGO - A federal judge in California on Sept. 3 granted an apartment complex manager's motion to trim claims for violation of California's unfair competition law (UCL) and California's statutory right of publicity statute from a class complaint over an alleged unauthorized reposting of an Instagram photo, but denied a second motion to strike the class allegations, ruling that the motion may be refiled if class certification is sought (Jonathon Young, et al. v. Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC, No. 18-2149, S.D. Calif., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 149731).
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