A plaintiff’s Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action claims failed in the face of an established business relationship defense, an Illinois federal court has ruled.
In Weisner v. Google LLC, the Federal Circuit held claims directed to mobile device location tracking contained an inventive concept that transformed the abstract idea of creating and using travel histories to improve computerized search results into a patent-eligible invention.
The battle over arbitration in California continues, with a divided panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that the Federal Arbitration Act preempts the state’s Assembly Bill 51, a law that prohibits employers from requiring employees to execute an arbitration agreement as a ...
Offering an employee a severance agreement that includes confidentiality and non-disparagement provisions runs afoul of Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), a divided National Labor Relations Bureau (NLRB) recently ruled.
A California appellate panel has weighed in on premium pay in a decision on remand from the state’s highest court, with an employer-friendly result.
Siding with an employee, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a daily-rate employee was entitled to overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) despite the fact he earned over $200,000 annually.
With the 2023 California legislative session underway, employers should keep an eye on several employment-related bills already pending.
The United States Patent Office issued a final rule on the receipt date of patent correspondence officially submitted electronically using the Patent Office electronic filing system.
A commercial general liability insurance policy may provide coverage for Telephone Consumer Protection Act class actions, the California Supreme Court has ruled, answering a certified question from the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
A district court erred when it failed to ascertain the number of telephone calls allegedly received by the plaintiffs in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action, the Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals determined.