Monthly Archives: December, 2019

Ring Sued in Class Action for Hacking Vulnerability

On December 26, plaintiff John Baker Orange filed a class action complaint against Ring and its parent company Amazon (John Baker Orange v. Ring...

Far North Patents Hits IBM, Others with VoIP Patent Simultaneous Suits

On December 26, Far North Patents filed eight different lawsuits for patent infringement of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), wireless services, and communications technologies....

FTC Ordered to Pay Attorney’s Fees After Failed Action

On December 23, the Federal Trade Commission was ordered to pay attorney’s fees by the United States Court of Appeals for the...

YouTube Update to Help Creators Manage Copyright Claims

In response to ongoing issues between YouTubers and large music licensers, Google issued an update to YouTube’s Studio to help its content...

WeWork Brings Biometric Data Case to Federal Court

Under the Class Action Fairness Act, WeWork Companies Inc. removed a putative class action suit against the company to the United States District Court...

Win for Uber and Lyft as NYC’s Cruising Cap is Struck Down

On December 23, the New York County Supreme Court struck down New York City’s so-called “cruising cap” in a major win for...

Peloton sued for Trimming Video Library

Peloton Interactive, the exercise equipment and media company, is facing a class-action lawsuit, led by Eric Fishon, Alicia Pearlman, and Patrick Yang...

Music Labels Win Piracy Verdict of $1 Billion

On December 19, Sony Music Entertainment and its numerous music industry co-plaintiffs were awarded $1 billion in damages to be paid by Cox Communications,...