LinkedIn Federal Appellate Court Decisions

HIQ LABS, INC. V. LINKEDIN CORPORATION

Filed: April 18, 2022


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Case Number: 17-16783

Preliminary Injunction / Computer Fraud and Abuse Act On remand from the United States Supreme Court, the panel affirmed the district court’s order preliminarily enjoining LinkedIn Corp. from denying hiQ Labs, Inc., a data analytics company, access to publicly available member profiles on LinkedIn’s professional networking website. The panel previously affirmed the preliminary injunction. The Supreme Court granted certiorari, vacated the panel’s judgment, and remanded…

ALEJANDRO PEREZ V. LINKEDIN CORPORATION

Filed: November 18, 2021


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Case Number: 21-15234

DISTEFANO PATENT TRUST III v. LINKEDIN CORPORATION

Filed: November 12, 2019


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 19-1210

HIQ LABS, INC. V. LINKEDIN CORPORATION

Filed: September 9, 2019


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Case Number: 17-16783

Preliminary Injunction / Computer Fraud and Abuse Act The panel affirmed the district court’s preliminary injunction forbidding the professional networking website LinkedIn Corp. from denying plaintiff hiQ, a data analytics company, access to publicly available LinkedIn member profiles. Using automated bots, hiQ scrapes information that LinkedIn users have included on public LinkedIn profiles. LinkedIn sent hiQ a cause-and-desist letter, demanding that hiQ stop accessing and…