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Plaintiffs hit an Illinois Brick wall: indirect purchasers of iPhone apps lack standing to bring antitrust suit

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2013

On December 2, 2013, United States District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of the Northern District of California dismissed a case against Apple

Ricci v. DeStefano: Supreme Court articulates anti-discrimination standard for employers

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2009

The Supreme Court, in a divided decision, recently held that the City of New Haven discriminated against one Hispanic and 17 white firefighters, Plaintiffs in Ricci v. DeStefano, by disregarding promotion examinations where racial minorities as a group performed poorly

California Court of Appeal recognizes that wide discretion granted to a board of directors under the buisness judgment rule may be tempered by a corporation's private contractual obligations to its shareholdersmembers

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2013

In Scheenstra v. California Dairies, Inc., No. F062768, ___ Cal. Rptr. 3d ___, 2013 WL 363148 (Cal. App. 5th Dist. Jan. 30, 2013), the California

Delaware Chancery Court issues rulings on preliminary injunctions regarding materiality of disclosures in proxy statements

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2008

The Delaware Chancery Court recently decided two different motions for preliminary injunctions, with vastly different results

Supreme court rejects Bilski claims, overturns "machine-or-transformation" requirement for patent eligibility of processes

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2010

This morning, in a highly anticipated decision, a fractured Supreme Court affirmed the Federal Circuit's judgment in Bilski v Kappos

Court of Appeal reaffirms MERS' ability to foreclose, holds that recorded documents do not overcome a specifically pled violation of Section 2923.5

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2012

In Skov v. U.S. Bank N.A., 2102 WL 2549811 (June 8, 2012), the Court of Appeal reversed the trial court’s decision to sustain a demurrer against plaintiff Andrea Skov’s second amended complaint, holding that she had stated a claim for violation of Civil Code Section 2923.5, which requires a lender to contact a defaulted borrower to discuss alternatives to foreclosure before starting a nonjudicial foreclosure by recording a notice of default

Hospital lacks antitrust standing to pursue claims against Johnson & Johnson where, pursuant to an agreement with J&J, hospital purchased products from a distributor

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 9 2008

On April 30, 2008, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Bamberg County Memorial Hospital and Nursing Center ("Bamberg") lacked standing to pursue its antitrust claims against Johnson & Johnson, Inc. ("J & J"

UMG v. Augusto: allowing the sale of promotional CDs under the first sale doctrine could affect much more than the music industry

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2008

In a decision that could have far-reaching implications for technology licenses of all types, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California recently held that the first sale doctrine permits a recipient of promotional CDs to sell them online without violating the license pursuant to which the CDs were distributed and without being liable for copyright infringement

Tenth Circuit holds corporate shareholders do not have standing under RICO to sue derivatively for alleged injuries to corporation

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2010

In Bixler v. Foster, No. 09-2138, 2010 WL 597477 (10th Cir. Feb. 22, 2010), the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a class action lawsuit brought by minority shareholders of Mineral Energy and Technology Corporation (“METCO”) against its directors and lawyers

California Court of Appeal holds that state courts have jurisdiction over Securities Act class actions unless the action is a "covered class action" and involves a "covered security" under SLUSA

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2011

In Luther v. Countrywide Financial Corp., No. B222889, 2011 WL 1879242 (Cal. App. 2d Dist. May 18, 2011), the California Court of Appeal for the Second District reversed the dismissal of a class action asserting a claim under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), 15 U.S.C. 77k