Facebook Federal Appellate Court Decisions

FACEBOOK, INC. v. WINDY CITY INNOVATIONS, LLC

Filed: September 4, 2020


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 18-1400

FACEBOOK, INC. v. WINDY CITY INNOVATIONS, LLC

Filed: September 4, 2020


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 18-1400

Robert Gary v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: August 26, 2020


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Case Number: 18-1994

TAMI HARRISON V. FACEBOOK, INC.

Filed: August 14, 2020


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Case Number: 19-16339

JASON FYK V. FACEBOOK, INC.

Filed: June 12, 2020


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Case Number: 19-16232

FACEBOOK, INC. v. WINDY CITY INNOVATIONS, LLC

Filed: April 30, 2020


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 18-1400

FACEBOOK, INC. v. WINDY CITY INNOVATIONS, LLC

Filed: April 30, 2020


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 18-1400

Davis v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: April 9, 2020


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Case Number: 17-17486

Standing / Privacy Law. The panel affirmed the district court’s dismissal of the Stored Communications Act (“SCA”), breach of contract, and breach of implied covenant claims; reversed the dismissal of the remaining claims; and remanded for further consideration, in an action alleging privacy-related claims against Facebook, Inc. Facebook uses plug-ins to track users’ browsing histories when they visit third-party websites, and then complies these browsing…

FACEBOOK, INC. v. WINDY CITY INNOVATIONS, LLC

Filed: March 18, 2020


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 18-1400

Campbell v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: March 3, 2020


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Case Number: 17-16873

Objector / Class Action Settlement. In an appeal brought by an objecting class member, the panel affirmed the district court’s approval of a settlement between Facebook and a nationwide class of its users who alleged that Facebook routinely used website links in users’ private messages without their consent in violation of federal and California privacy laws. Facebook acknowledged in the settlement agreement that it had already made several changes to the practices challenged…

Susie Bigger v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: January 24, 2020


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Case Number: 19-1944

MIRROR WORLDS TECHNOLOGIES v. FACEBOOK, INC. [OPINION - NONPRECEDENTIAL]

Filed: January 23, 2020


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 18-2276

UZOMA IGBONWA V. FACEBOOK, INC.

Filed: November 26, 2019


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Case Number: 19-15121

UNILOC 2017 LLC v FACEBOOK INC.

Filed: October 31, 2019


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 18-2251

Jack Shulman v. Facebook.com (Inc.)

Filed: October 11, 2019


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Case Number: 18-2708

B.E. TECHNOLOGY, L.L.C. v. FACEBOOK, INC. [OPINION - PRECEDENTIAL]

Filed: October 9, 2019


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 18-2356

HAVENSIGHT CAPITAL LLC V. FACEBOOK, INC.

Filed: August 26, 2019


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Case Number: 18-56304

Patel v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: August 8, 2019


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Case Number: 18-15982

Standing / Class Certification / Illinois Law. The panel affirmed the district court’s order certifying a class under Fed. R. Civ. P. 23 of users of Facebook, Inc., who alleged that Facebook’s facial-recognition technology violated Illinois’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”). The panel held that plaintiffs alleged a concrete and particularized harm, sufficient to confer Article III standing, because BIPA protected the plaintiffs’ concrete…

Brian Davison v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: August 7, 2019


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Case Number: 19-1273

Force v. Facebook, Inc.

Filed: July 31, 2019


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Case Number: 18-397