M. Night Shyamalan is being sued over his Apple TV+ show Servant after another director accused him of copying her show.
A bunch of cable companies including Comcast sued the state of Maine to block a law that would require an a la carte offering of cable.
Cardiologist Joseph Wiesel from New York University is suing Apple, claiming the company used his patented heartbeat-monitoring technology.
Former Apple store employee Robert Shaw is suing Apple over his claim that the company fired him because of his disability.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Apple accusing the company of using selling user data from the iTunes Store.
A Russian man is suing Apple for US$15,300 over allegations that using his iPhone turned him gay because of the cryptocurrency Gay Coin.
Social Technologies LLC filed a lawsuit against Apple today, saying that it owns the federal registration for the word Memoji in the U.S.
Edward Snowden recently published a book called Permanent Record. The United States filed a civil lawsuit against him and his publisher, saying that he violated nondisclosure agreements because he didn’t submit the book to the CIA and NSA for pre-publication review.
The United States’ lawsuit does not seek to stop or restrict the publication or distribution of Permanent Record. Rather, under well-established Supreme Court precedent, Snepp v. United States, the government seeks to recover all proceeds earned by Snowden because of his failure to submit his publication for pre-publication review in violation of his alleged contractual and fiduciary obligations.
GlobalFoundries accused TSMC of patent infringement involving 16 patents. Apple is cited in three of them.
Walmart is suing Tesla in a multi-million dollar lawsuit, alleging that the latter’s solar panels caused fires on as many as seven stores.
Corellium is a mobile device virtualization company that offers iOS and Apple’s apps in the cloud. Apple is suing the company for damages.
Two Apple users have filed a class action iCloud lawsuit against the company for misleading terms of service.
Apple faces another class action lawsuit over the iPhone throttling fiasco starting in January 17 filed on behalf of 18 people.
I wasn’t going to bother with Xiaomi’s new “Mimoji” until I learned the company is threatening to sue journalists who call it a copycat without providing evidence. It sounds like it’s only writers in China and not journalists in other countries, but that shouldn’t matter.
As Gizmochina notes, PR head Xu Jieyun posted the app’s naming timeline, and said that the “functional logic difference between the two products is huge.” It also promised “the next phase of action” against people who said it was copying Apple’s Memoji without proof.
AT&T is being sued in California over its US$1.99/month administrative fee that it doesn’t disclose in its advertised rates.
Ten states filed a lawsuit today to stop the Sprint and T-Mobile merger, saying consumers will be hurt due to reduced competition.
Former general counsel Bruce Sewell explains what went wrong in the iBooks antitrust case. Back in 2013 a court found that Apple conspired with book publishers to raise the price of ebooks. This was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890, which regulates competition among businesses. Mr. Sewell spoke to law students for a YouTube series called “Before You Take the LSAT.”
Apple got involved in a very ugly suit with the US government in the Southern District of New York that had to do with our release of the iBooks Store. I tried to chart a course that I thought was incredibly good for Apple, and would bear legal scrutiny.
In January Apple released an iOS update that enabled Group FaceTime. There was a security flaw with it that Apple was sued over.
The City of Roseville employee’s retirement fund is suing Apple over alleged securities fraud. Tim Cook and Luca Maestri are listed as defendants.
Specifically, the lawsuit claims that Apple was not initially forthcoming about a drop in demand for the iPhone due to poor sales in China and the 2018 battery replacement program, both of which contributed to lower than expected iPhone sales in the first fiscal quarter of 2019.
New Jersey resident Gina Priano-Keyser is suing Apple in a class-action lawsuit related to swollen Apple Watch batteries.