Facebook Federal District Court Decisions

Software Rights Archive, LLC v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: September 11, 2017 as 3:2012cv03970
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Facebook, Inc.
Plaintiff: Software Rights Archive, LLC
Nature of Suit: Patent

ORDER DIRECTING PARTIES TO FILE JOINT STATUS REPORT. Status Report due by 12/12/2017. Signed by Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. on 9/11/2017. (ndrS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/11/2017)

Bloch v. Facebook Inc.

Filed: September 8, 2017 as 4:2017cv03803
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Facebook Inc.
Plaintiff: Marilyn Bloch
Nature of Suit: Other Personal Injury

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE to Plaintiff. Show Cause Response due by 10/4/2017. Signed by Judge Kandis A. Westmore on 9/8/2017. (kawlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/8/2017)

In re Facebook Biometric Information Privacy Litigation

Filed: August 29, 2017 as 3:2015cv03747
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Facebook Inc.
Plaintiff: Nimesh Patel, ADAM PEZEN, Carlo Licata
Nature of Suit: Other Personal Injury

ORDER by Judge James Donato denying (208), (211) Administrative Motions to File Under Seal in case 3:15-cv-03747-JD; denying (78), (81) Administrative Motions to File Under Seal in case 3:16-cv-00937-JD. (jdlc1S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/29/2017)

Facebook, Inc. v. Power Ventures, Inc.

Filed: August 8, 2017 as 5:2008cv05780
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Power Ventures, Inc.
Plaintiff: Facebook, Inc.
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh Granting in Part and Denying in Part 445 Administrative Motion to File Under Seal.(lhklc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/8/2017)

Facebook, Inc. v. Power Ventures, Inc.

Filed: August 8, 2017 as 5:2008cv05780
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Power Ventures, Inc.
Plaintiff: Facebook, Inc.
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh Granting 466 Administrative Motion to File Under Seal.(lhklc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/8/2017)

Facebook, Inc. v. Power Ventures, Inc.

Filed: August 8, 2017 as 5:2008cv05780
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Power Ventures, Inc.
Plaintiff: Facebook, Inc.
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions

Order by Judge Lucy H. Koh Granting 446 Motion for Attorney Fees; Granting in Part and Denying in Part 447 Motion for Sanctions. (lhklc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/8/2017)

Bloch v. Facebook Inc.

Filed: August 7, 2017 as 4:2017cv03803
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Facebook Inc.
Plaintiff: Marilyn Bloch
Nature of Suit: Other Personal Injury

ORDER dismissing 1 Complaint, filed by Marilyn Bloch, with leave to amend. Plaintiff shall file a first amended complaint or dismissal by 8/31/2017. Signed by Judge Kandis A. Westmore on 8/7/2017. (kawlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/7/2017)

Quigley v. Yelp, Inc. et al

Filed: August 7, 2017 as 4:2017cv03771
Court: California Northern District Court
Defendant: Yelp, Inc., Walt Disney Company, The, Twitter, Inc., Media Matters For America, Disqus, Inc., Facebook, Inc., Washington Times, LLC
Plaintiff: Rodney Jay Quigley
Nature of Suit: Other Civil Rights

ORDER by Judge Richard Seeborg denying motions to dismiss [#17], [#20], [#25] as moot.(cl, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/7/2017)

BladeRoom Group Limited et al v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: August 4, 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 Setting Hearing re 305 Discovery Dispute Joint Report No. 17. Hearing set for 8/9/2017 01:30 PM in Courtroom 2, 5th Floor, San Jose before Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd. Counsel who signed the DDJR will appear in person. Signed by Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd on 8/4/2017. (hrllc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/4/2017)

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

Filed: July 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

ORDER DENYING MOTION FOR CLASS CERTIFICATION RE FALSE ADVERTISING LAW AND RELATED CLAIMS by Judge Jon S. Tigar denying 802 Motion to Certify Class. (wsn, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/25/2017)

BladeRoom Group Limited et al v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: July 25, 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 by Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd re 307 Discovery Dispute Joint Report No. 14. (hrllc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/25/2017)

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)