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Ikea seeks class decertification in ZIP code case

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2014

Ikea recently argued that a class action filed against it based on alleged violations of California’s Song-Beverly Act should not be maintained. Ikea

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

Ninth Circuit rejects luxury watch manufacturer’s copyright infringement claim under expanded ‘first sale’ doctrine

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 9 2015

In a recent decision, the Ninth Circuit ruled for discount retailer Costco in a copyright dispute involving the importation and sale of "gray market"

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

American Idol winner wants out from contract with show’s producer; claims producer acted as a ‘talent agency’

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2015

American Idol Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips has filed a petition with the California Labor Commissioner, arguing that 19 Entertainment, Inc. (the

FDRA holds briefing to discuss latest cybersecurity trends

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2015

Last week, the Footwear Distributers and Retailers of America (FDRA) hosted a briefing on cybersecurity trends in the retail industry. In light of the

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

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • 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

Fried chicken chain may be strong-armed out of trademark rights in the “Popeyes” name

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2012

AFC Enterprises, Inc. (AFC), the parent company of the Popeyes Louisiana Chicken fast-food chain, recently filed a declaratory action in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia seeking a ruling by the court that AFC will retain the rights to use the “POPEYES” trademark after a licensing agreement with Hearst Corp. the owner of the rights to the well-known “Popeye the Sailor” cartoon character expires in December 2012

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"

California proposes new Prop-65 warning requirements

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2015

On January 12, 2015, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) issued a proposed regulation to revise the required