• 12.06.18

    Invention for Navigating Complex 3-D Worksheet Held Patent-Eligible

    In Data Engine Techs. LLC v. Google LLC, the Federal Circuit held that an invention for navigating through complex three-dimensional electronic spreadsheets was patent-eligible subject matter.

  • 12.05.18

    California Appellate Panel: No Fees, Costs for Nonfrivolous FEHA Cases

    An award to a prevailing party for fees and costs after the losing party rejected a Section 998 pretrial settlement offer does not apply to nonfrivolous cases filed under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), a California appellate panel has ruled.

  • 12.05.18

    DOJ Announces Revised Policies for Awarding Cooperation Credit

    On November 29, 2018, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced revisions to U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) policies that expand prosecutors’ discretion in awarding cooperation credit to companies facing criminal or civil investigations.

  • 11.29.18

    New Year Brings New Wage Laws

    Effective December 31, 2018, New York employers will be subject to changes to both the state-mandated minimum wage and certain overtime exemption criteria.

  • 11.26.18

    Is Your Ecommerce Site Secure for the Holidays?

    The holiday season is here again and it is a prime time for cybercriminals to target websites to steal sensitive data.

  • 11.15.18

    Manatt’s Continuing Coverage on Significant Post-ACA International Developments

    As we have previously reported, the ACA International decision from the D.C. Circuit changed the face of litigation in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) world by striking down the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC’s) 2015 automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS) ...

  • 11.15.18

    Court Denies Class Certification Over Questions of Consent

    An Illinois federal court judge denied class certification in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuit against Citigroup after the defendant successfully argued that individual issues would predominate.

  • 11.15.18

    Canceling Insurance Policy Doesn’t Revoke Consent

    Canceling an insurance policy alone was insufficient to revoke the consent of a married couple to receive calls from their former insurance company, an Indiana federal court recently ruled.

  • 11.15.18

    New York Court Lets TCPA Claim Continue After Death

    The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) continues to haunt defendants even after the death of a named plaintiff, with a New York federal court holding that a claim under the statute survives because the TCPA is remedial in nature and not penal.

  • 11.15.18

    Uber Steers TCPA Class Action Into Arbitration

    Uber drove a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action out of the courthouse, successfully convincing an Illinois federal court judge that the ride-hailing app’s terms included a “clear and conspicuous” statement that arbitration was the forum for any disputes.