Litigation

Immersion, a company specializing in haptic feedback tech, has settled a lawsuit with Meta over the latter’s use of touch-feedback in its Quest VR headsets. In a press release, Immersion…

Meta settles lawsuit over haptic feedback tech in Quest headsets

More antitrust litigation targeting Big (ad)Tech: Google is being sued in the U.K. and the Netherlands where two suits have been announced today seeking damages on behalf of publishers who…

Google’s adtech practices targeted in UK, EU antitrust damages suits

Can money buy privacy? Facebook’s parent, Meta, has proposed to settle a long-running privacy class action lawsuit in the Northern District of California related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Reuters…

Facebook moves to settle Cambridge Analytica lawsuit

Google is facing a new class-action style lawsuit in the U.K. in relation to a health data scandal that broke back in 2016, when it emerged that its AI division,…

Google faces fresh class action-style suit in UK over DeepMind NHS patient data scandal

A ruling by the European Union’s top court today is set to unblock a raft of litigation brought by consumer protection organizations seeking to apply the bloc’s General Data Protection…

Europe’s top court unblocks more GDPR litigation against Big Tech

U.K. food delivery gig platform Deliveroo has lost a court challenge in France over the “freelancer” status of riders. Reuters reports that the company has been fined the maximum penalty…

Deliveroo fined in France after court rules it abused riders’ rights

Nearly four years ago, we wrote about a battle between Cloudflare, the San Francisco-based internet security and performance company, and Blackbird Technologies, a firm that quickly amassed dozens of patents, then began…

Cloudflare rallies the troops to fight off another so-called patent troll

Facebook is to be sued in Europe over the major leak of user data that dates back to 2019 but which only came to light recently after information on more…

Facebook faces ‘mass action’ lawsuit in Europe over 2019 breach

Yesterday we reported that Match, the parent company of Tinder, was suing Bumble for patent infringement and misuse of intellectual property. Specifically, Match alleged that Bumble “copied Tinder’s world-changing, card-swipe-based, mutual…

Bumble responds to Match’s patent lawsuit

What’s better than building a company in a fast growing industry? Building a service provider for all the other companies in that fast growing industry. While Mighty started as a…

Mighty has raised $9M to build a CRM for legal and medical funders

Imagine a lawyer with a client who lives in one county and works in another. Or even a lawyer who litigates in multiple states. Both common occurrences, but situations that…

Legalist is making it easier for lawyers to find state court records

Late today, Apple and Google announced that they have agreed to dismiss direct lawsuits aimed at one another, and will work together to help push patent reform forward. It’s a…

Apple And Google Agree To Dismiss All Direct Legal Action Between Themselves

In a statement filed by former Palm head Edward Colligan, new evidence has come to light about the prevalence of no-hire agreements. Colligan, while staffing up his company, approached Apple…

The Valley’s “No Hire” Years Come To Light In Damning New Documents

As you might have heard last night, PeopleBrowsr, the maker of social influence service Kred, has filed legal actions against Twitter for cutting it off of its full firehose of…

More On PeopleBrowsr And Its CEO Jodee Rich, Who Has Been Involved In Long Legal Battles Before

So here’s a story that hopefully will be an eye-opener for entrepreneurs and startups, while providing a painful peek into trademark harassment and the importance of due diligence. It goes…

Startups Vs. Startups: App Developer Gets Sued By Lightbank-Backed WhosHere

Nigerian company LANCOR is suing the OLPC project for infringing on their Nigerian keyboard design, causing us to wonder if some sort of 419 spamming virus hasn’t infiltrated the Nigerian…

Hardware

IBM Attacks Amazon in Court

8:04 am PDT • October 23, 2006

IBM has announced that it has filed against Amazon two patent infringement suits in two courts in the Eastern District of Texas. The manufacturer stated that it has attempted to…

Hardware

Cingular Stands Up for the Little Man

1:01 pm PDT • October 11, 2006

Cingular took three telemarketers to court yesterday for making calls to their customer’s cellphones and for making their customer’s calling records private through “pretexting.” Cingular said Sebell conspired with a…