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LITIGATION UPDATES – APRIL 2015

Racket Maker Gets Hit Harder in Settlement A California federal judge signed off on a $4.5 million class action settlement to resolve a pair of consolidated suits alleging racket maker Babolat VS North America Inc. used deceptive tactics to sell products endorsed by tennis superstars such as Rafael Nadal and Andy Roddick.  In her order,… Read More »

LITIGATION UPDATES – FEBRUARY 2015

Revenge Porn Extortionist Convicted A California state jury convicted the owner of “revenge porn” website YouGotPosted.com, where jilted lovers submitted nude photos of their exes for public humiliation, of identity theft and extortion.  The owner’s conviction is the first to come after Gov. Jerry Brown in October 2013 signed a bill outlawing the posting of… Read More »