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Dismissal of "Monkey Selfies” Case Affirmed

In a copyright infringement case involving a crested macaque known as Naruto, who allegedly took several photographs of himself (“monkey selfies”) with a wildlife photographer’s camera, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth...

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California Federal Judge Awards California Woman $6,462,600 Against Former Boyfriend Who Engaged In Revenge Porn After Relationship Ended

A California woman who dated a man in Philadelphia found herself to be the victim of revenge porn when their relationship ended in the Spring of 2013. The woman, identified in court documents only under the pseudonym Jane Doe, claimed that David K. Elam...

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UBER Gets a Win in Philadelphia

The dismissal of a complaint against Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber), brought by Philadelphia taxi drivers asserting attempted monopolization under the Sherman Act , 15 U.S.C.S. § 2 , was affirmed for failure to state a cause of action. The city...

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Software Engineers Reach $10 Million Settlement of Discrimination and Unequal Pay Claims in California Federal Court Class Action Against Uber

On March 26, 2018 software engineers who worked for Uber Technologies, Inc. reached a $10 million settlement of their claims alleging gender, racial, and national origin discrimination, as well as unequal pay. Roxana Del Toro Lopez and Ana Medina worked...

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Video Game Did Not Invade Celebrity’s Privacy

Actress Lindsay Lohan lost in her invasion of privacy suit against a gaming company in the Court of Appeals of New York. Lohan had sued the developers and marketers of a commercially successful videogame called "Grand Theft Auto V" (GTAV) claiming...

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Denial of Political Activists’ Access to Grand Jury Materials Upheld

The Court of Appeals of Ohio, Eighth Appellate District, Cuyahoga County recently upheld a trial court decision denying the petitions of political activists (PAs) for release of selected portions of transcripts and exhibits from a grand jury proceeding...