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Defendant Class Actions and Patent Infringement Litigation

By Matthew K. K. Sumida* *Information Resource Editor, UCLA Law Review, Volume 58. J.D. Candidate, UCLA School of Law, 2011; B.S., University of Southern California, 2004 Excerpt from Defendant Class Actions and Patent Infringement Litigation , 58 UCLA L. Rev. 843 (February 2011) Introduction ...

Federal Judge Upholds $368 Million Patent Infringement Verdict Against Apple, Inc.

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, Texas Federal District Judge Leonard Davis denied Apple, Inc.'s motion for post-trial relief from a substantial verdict that had been awarded to plaintiff VirnetX in November of 2012 ( VirnetX, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc., et al. , No. 6:12-cv-00855-LED; 6:10-cv-00417-LED...

Class Action Alleges Ford Fusion Fuel Figure Fudge

In a recent lawsuit, a Ford Fusion owner has accused the automaker of misrepresenting the fuel efficiency of the hybrid vehicle and distributing a software update that displays false mileage figures. In the proposed class action complaint filed in California Superior Court in Los Angeles, named plaintiff...