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Status updates - 30 January 2015

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2015

The National Arbitration Forum has refused to transfer the domain name snapchatcheck.com to the company behind the popular messaging app Snapchat. The

Are you relying on electronic signatures for employment documents?

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2015

The California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, in Ruiz v. Moss Bros. Auto Group, Inc., recently affirmed an order denying a petition to

Do you think a consumer website can arbitrate disputes? Maybe not without prior approval

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2015

The American Arbitration Association (AAA) changed its Consumer Arbitration Rules effective Sept. 1, 2014 and now requires AAA pre-approval and

Ninth Circuit allows online shoppers to ignore arbitration agreement

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 24 2014

In several earlier updates, we reported on Seventh Circuit cases striking down arbitration agreements in both the consumer and commercial contexts. A

Enforceability of online terms of use: guidance from the Ninth Circuit

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently decided a case addressing the enforceability of terms of use posted on websites as mere notices that are

Second Circuit extends scope of federal jurisdiction in litigation arising from the Facebook IPO

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

In a recent case arising from the Facebook IPO, NASDAQ OMX Group v. UBS Securities, LLC, No. 13-Civ. 2657 (2d Cir. October 31, 2014), the Second

‘Just browsing’ - US court finds online customer not bound by browsewrap licence

  • McCullough Robertson
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  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • October 20 2014

A recent US decision, which found that the terms of a 'browsewrap' licence were not enforceable against the user of a prominent online sales portal

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals demands more from website operators before terms of use will bind users

  • Wilson Elser
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2014

The Ninth Circuit's recent opinion in Nguyen v. Barnes & Noble Inc., No. 12-56628, August 18, 2014, US 9th Circuit, provides insight regarding

Motion to compel arbitration denied since Barnes & Noble didn’t provide reasonable notice of terms of use

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2014

On August 18, 2014, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals published its opinion in Nguyen v. Barnes & Noble, Inc. affirming the trial court’s

Web-based class action waiver requires real assent

  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2014

Can someone be required to arbitrateand waive any right to proceed as a class action in arbitrationmerely by using a web site? No, according to the