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Class action complaints allege that Yelp.com sales reps use threats, manipulation to sell advertising

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2010

In the last few weeks, two different California small business owners have filed class action lawsuits against Yelp! Inc. (“Yelp”), alleging that the company’s sales representatives use unfair business practices to sell advertising on Yelp.com

Massachusetts issues draft guidance on POS transaction recordkeeping

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2015

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue recently issued a draft directive setting out what records must be kept for all vendors, retailers, and

It’s all in the jeans: LA Idol Fashion barred from cloning competitors’ designs

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2011

The makers of “Miss Me” and “Rock Revival” brand jeanswear recently secured a preliminary injunction against LA Idol Fashion by persuading a federal judge that the rear-pocket designs on some of LA Idol’s high-end jeans likely infringed upon their rights in their own pocket designs

Costco’s alleged bait and switch advertisement could cost them

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2013

Luxury fashion company Michael Kors has sued warehouse retailer Costco Wholesale Corp. in federal court over an alleged "bait and switch"

The client strikes back: defamation cases in California and Virginia illustrate dangers of suing over critical internet reviews

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2013

Two recent defamation cases highlight the risks involved in suing former customers or clients for defamation based on the posting of negative online

A penny saved is a penny lawsuit

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2012

Bidcactus LLC, a company that owns and operates a penny auction website, is facing a class action lawsuit filed by an individual that allegedly paid more than $15,000 due to poorly disclosed terms and conditions

Employees’ e-signatures constitute valid assent to employment arbitration policy

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2012

A Central District of California court recently held, in the matter of Rosas v. Macy’s, Inc., case no. 2:11-cv-07318-PSG-PLA, that the electronic signatures of three employees constituted consent to their employer’s arbitration policy, and were therefore compelled to arbitrate their wage-and-hour claims

Converse accuses 'fair trade' and 'eco-friendly' competitor of infringement

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2013

Converse Inc. recently sued a competitor, Autonomie Project, Inc., for willfully infringing Converse's famous Chuck Taylor All Star shoes. In the

Youthful indiscretions? California offers minors a clean slate

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2013

Already one of the strictest states in the country when it comes to protecting online privacy, California recently passed another law that may

Imitation is not always the sincerest form of flattery: Gucci wins trademark infringement suit, but court limits damages

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2012

In a suit between two well-known fashion houses, the US District Court for the Southern District of New York determined that the imitation by Guess?, Inc. and its licensees of Gucci America Inc.’s marks on certain Guess products constituted trademark infringement and dilution