Facebook Federal District Court Decisions

Duguid v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: July 24, 2017 as 3:2015cv00985
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Facebook, Inc.
Plaintiff: Noah Duguid
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

ORDER DENYING MOTION TO SET ASIDE by Judge Jon S. Tigar denying 104 Motion to Set Aside. (wsn, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/24/2017)

Sekiya v. FBI et al

Filed: July 17, 2017 as 1:2017cv00531
Court: New Mexico District Court
Defendant: FBI, Facebook, Inc., James Canney, Mark Zuckerberg, Fisa NSA
Plaintiff: Mikko Sekiya
Nature of Suit: Other Civil Rights

MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER granting 2 MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis and dismissing 1 Complaint; plaintiff may file an amended complaint within 21 days of entry of this order by Chief Judge M. Christina Armijo. (vv)

Letizia et al v. Facebook Inc.

Filed: July 14, 2017 as 3:2016cv06232
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Facebook Inc.
Plaintiff: Tom Letizia, Mark Fierro, Greg Agustin, Jr
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

ORDER Granting in Part and Denying in Part Facebook's 46 Motion to Dismiss. Signed by Judge Thelton E. Henderson on 7/14/2017. Amended Pleadings due by 8/14/2017.(tehlc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/14/2017)

Smith v. Alphabet Inc. et al

Filed: July 12, 2017 as 1:2016cv00086
Court: Alabama Southern District Court
Defendant: Alphabet Inc., Amazon.com, Attractsoft GMBH, Beam.to, Bessemer Venture Partners, Automatic/Gravatar, Box/Box, Inc./Open Box/Medxt, Coatue Management, DFJ Growth, Ezinecentre, Facebook, Freehostingeu, General Atlantic, Google, Itochu Technology Ventures, Macnica Networks USA, Inc., Mitsui & Co, My Social Hub XP, New Enterprise Associates, SAP Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Social + Capital Partnership, Telefonica Digital, Telstra, and Telstra Ventures Group, TPG Capital, Tucows Inc., Ala Kid, Long Dong, Jimbo King, Cindy Lou, Brianna Nathaly, Long John and others
Plaintiff: Michael Henry Smith
Nature of Suit: Assault, Libel, and Slander

ORDER ADOPTING 33 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION. Signed by Senior Judge Callie V. S. Granade on 7/12/2017. (copy mailed to Plf on 7/12/17) (tot)

Smith v. Alphabet Inc. et al

Filed: July 12, 2017 as 1:2016cv00086
Court: Alabama Southern District Court
Defendant: Alphabet Inc., Amazon.com, Attractsoft GMBH, Beam.to, Bessemer Venture Partners, Automatic/Gravatar, Box/Box, Inc./Open Box/Medxt, Coatue Management, DFJ Growth, Ezinecentre, Facebook, Freehostingeu, General Atlantic, Google, Itochu Technology Ventures, Macnica Networks USA, Inc., Mitsui & Co, My Social Hub XP, New Enterprise Associates, SAP Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Social + Capital Partnership, Telefonica Digital, Telstra, and Telstra Ventures Group, TPG Capital, Tucows Inc., Ala Kid, Long Dong, Jimbo King, Cindy Lou, Brianna Nathaly, Long John and others
Plaintiff: Michael Henry Smith
Nature of Suit: Assault, Libel, and Slander

JUDGMENT, this action is DISMISSED because Plf has not proven, by a preponderance of the evidence, facts supporting the existence of diversity jurisdiction at the time of the filing of the amended complaint on 4/22/16. Signed by Senior Judge Callie V. S. Granade on 7/12/2017. (copy mailed to Plf on 7/12/17) (tot)

Opperman et al v. Kong Technologies, Inc. et al

Filed: July 6, 2017 as 4:2013cv00453
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Path, Inc., Twitter, Inc., Apple Inc, Facebook Inc., Beluga, Inc., Yelp! Inc., Burbn, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Foursquare Labs, Inc., Gowalla Incorporated, Foodspotting, Inc., Hipster, Inc., Linkedin Corporation, Rovio Mobile Oy, ZeptoLab UK Limited, Chillingo Ltd., Electronic Arts Inc., Kik Interactive, Inc.
Plaintiff: Marc Opperman, Judy Long, Claire Moses, Gentry Hoffman, Steve Dean, Alicia Medlock, Alan Beueshasen, Scott Medlock, Greg Varner, Rachelle King, Guili Biondi, Jason Green, Nirali Mandaywala
Nature of Suit: Other Personal Property Damage

ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY APPROVAL OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT by Judge Jon S. Tigar granting 878 Motion for Settlement. Fairness Hearing set for 12/14/2017 at 2:00 PM in Courtroom 9, 19th Floor, San Francisco. (wsn, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/6/2017)

Ostrowski v. American System of Justice et al

Filed: July 6, 2017 as 1:2017cv00788
Court: Pennsylvania Middle District Court
Defendant: American System of Justice, The Federal Reserve, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg
Plaintiff: Andrew J. Ostrowski
Nature of Suit: Other Civil Rights

ORDER (memorandum filed previously as separate docket entry).(1)The plaintiffs appeal, (Doc. 9), is DISMISSED;(2)Judge Saporitos June 7, 2017 Order, (Doc. 8), is AFFIRMED;(3) The plaintiff is granted an additional seven (7) days from the date of this Order to comply with Judge Saporitos June 7, 2017 Order, (Doc. 8); and(4)This action is remanded to Judge Saporito for further proceedings.Signed by Honorable Malachy E Mannion on 7/6/17. (bs)

Ostrowski v. American System of Justice et al

Filed: July 6, 2017 as 1:2017cv00788
Court: Pennsylvania Middle District Court
Defendant: American System of Justice, The Federal Reserve, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg
Plaintiff: Andrew J. Ostrowski
Nature of Suit: Other Civil Rights

MEMORANDUM (Order to follow as separate docket entry) re 9 Appeal of Magistrate Judge Decision to District Court filed by Andrew J. Ostrowski Signed by Honorable Malachy E Mannion on 7/6/17. (bs)

Software Rights Archive, LLC v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: June 29, 2017 as 3:2012cv03970
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Facebook, Inc.
Plaintiff: Software Rights Archive, LLC
Nature of Suit: Patent

ORDER by Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. Granting (94 in case 4:12-cv-03972-HSG; 102 in case 4:12-cv-03971-HSG; 136 in case 4:12-cv-03970-HSG) Motion to Withdraw as Attorney. (ndrS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/29/2017)

La'Tiejira v. Facebook, Inc. et al

Filed: June 14, 2017 as 4:2016cv02574
Court: Texas Southern District Court
Defendant: Facebook, Inc., Mark Zuckerberg, Kyle Anders, Defendants A, B, C
Plaintiff: Paree La'Tiejira
Nature of Suit: Assault, Libel, and Slander

OPINION AND ORDER Motion Hearing set for 6/28/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 9C before Judge Melinda Harmon(Signed by Judge Melinda Harmon) Parties notified.(rhawkins) Modified on 6/14/2017 (rhawkins, 4).

BladeRoom Group Limited et al v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: June 12, 2017 as 5:2015cv01370
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Facebook, Inc.
Plaintiff: BladeRoom Group Limited, Bripco (UK) Limited
Nature of Suit: Other Contract

ORDER denying 295 Administrative Motion for Leave to Take Additional Depositions. Signed by Judge Edward J. Davila on 6/12/2017. (ejdlc1S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/12/2017)

Duffy et al v. Facebook, Inc. et al

Filed: June 7, 2017 as 1:2017cv00123
Court: North Carolina Western District Court
Defendant: Facebook, Inc., Wayne Hawkins, James Swenson
Plaintiff: Robert Baron Duffy, Robert Louis Gary
Nature of Suit: Employment

ORDER that within 14 days of the entry of this Order, the Plas shall file an appropriate motion or otherwise take further action with respect to Dfts Facebook, Inc. and James Swenson. Signed by District Judge Martin Reidinger on 6/7/2017. (kby)

Sound View Innovations, LLC v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: May 19, 2017 as 1:2016cv00116
Court: Delaware District Court
Defendant: Facebook, Inc.
Plaintiff: Sound View Innovations, LLC
Nature of Suit: Patent

MEMORANDUM OPINION providing claim construction for terms in U.S. Patent No. 5,991,845, 6,125,371, 6,732,181, 7,366,786, 7,412, 486, and 8,135,860. Within five days the parties shall submit a proposed order consistent with this Memorandum Opinion. Signed by Judge Richard G. Andrews on 5/19/2017. (nms)

Cohen v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: May 18, 2017 as 1:2016cv04453
Court: New York Eastern District Court
Defendant: Facebook, Inc.
Plaintiff: Racheli Cohen
Nature of Suit: Other Personal Injury

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER, For the foregoing reasons, Facebook's Motions to Dismiss ((Dkt. 23 ), No. 16-CV-4453; (Dkt. 34 ), No. 16-CV-5158) are GRANTED. The Amended Complaint in the Cohen Action (Dkt. 17 ), No. 16-CV -4453) is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE. The AmendedComplaint in the Force Action ((Dkt. 28 ), No. 16-CV-5158) is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE. The Clerk of Court is respectfully DIRECTED to enter judgment accordingly. So Ordered by Judge…

Tele-Publishing Inc. v. Facebook, Inc. et al

Filed: May 11, 2017 as 1:2009cv11686
Court: Massachusetts District Court
Defendant: Facebook, Inc., Thefacebook LLC
Plaintiff: Tele-Publishing Inc.
Nature of Suit: Patent

Judge Douglas P. Woodlock: MEMORANDUM AND ORDER entered finding as moot 343 Motion to Strike ; finding as moot 359 Motion for Summary Judgment; finding as moot 360 Motion to exclude; granting 361 Motion for Summary Judgment; finding as mo ot 366 Motion for Partial Summary Judgment; denying 369 Motion for Partial Summary Judgment as to subject matter patentability and finding the remainder moot; finding as moot 409 Motion to Strike. The Clerk is directed to enter…

Duffy et al v. Facebook, Inc. et al

Filed: May 4, 2017 as 5:2016cv06764
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Facebook, Inc., Wayne Hawkins, James Swenson
Plaintiff: Robert Baron Duffy, Robert Louis Gary
Nature of Suit: Employment

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley granting 26 Motion to Transfer Case. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(ahm, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/4/2017)

Facebook, Inc. v. Power Ventures, Inc.

Filed: May 2, 2017 as 5:2008cv05780
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Power Ventures, Inc.
Plaintiff: Facebook, Inc.
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

REDACTED Order by Judge Lucy H. Koh Regarding Remedies 416 and Denying 425 Motion to Stay. (lhklc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/2/2017)

Brickman v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: April 27, 2017 as 3:2016cv00751
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Facebook, Inc.
Plaintiff: Colin R. Brickman
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

ORDER Granting 84 Facebook's Motion to Certify Court's 78 Order Denying Facebook's Motion to Dismiss for Interlocutory Appeal and Staying Case. Signed by Judge Thelton E. Henderson on 4/27/17. (tehlc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/27/2017)

Campbell et al v. Facebook Inc.

Filed: April 26, 2017 as 5:2013cv05996
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Facebook Inc.
Plaintiff: Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

ORDER GRANTING PRELIMINARY APPROVAL OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT by Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton granting 227 Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement. (kcS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/26/2017) (Entered: 04/26/2017)

Opperman et al v. Kong Technologies, Inc. et al

Filed: April 25, 2017 as 4:2013cv00453
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Path, Inc., Twitter, Inc., Apple Inc, Facebook Inc., Beluga, Inc., Yelp! Inc., Burbn, Inc., Instagram, Inc., Foursquare Labs, Inc., Gowalla Incorporated, Foodspotting, Inc., Hipster, Inc., Linkedin Corporation, Rovio Mobile Oy, ZeptoLab UK Limited, Chillingo Ltd., Electronic Arts Inc., Kik Interactive, Inc.
Plaintiff: Marc Opperman, Judy Long, Claire Moses, Gentry Hoffman, Steve Dean, Alicia Medlock, Alan Beueshasen, Scott Medlock, Greg Varner, Rachelle King, Guili Biondi, Jason Green, Nirali Mandaywala
Nature of Suit: Other Personal Property Damage

STIPULATION AND ORDER re 886 STIPULATION WITH PROPOSED ORDER Setting Page Limits for Reply brief Regarding Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification filed by Lauren Carter, Judy Paul, Claire Hodgins, Steve Dean, Nirali Mandaywala, Guili Biondi, Jason Green, Stephanie Cooley, Gentry Hoffman, Claire Moses, Rachelle King, Alan Beueshasen, Greg Varner. Signed by Judge Jon S. Tigar on April 25, 2017. (wsn, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/25/2017)