Oestreicher v. Alienware (Dell)

We defended a Dell subsidiary in a consumer class action alleging that high end gaming computers prematurely overheated and failed and asserting claims under the CLRA, UCL, FAL and common law.  Dismissal of all claims at the pleading stage was affirmed on appeal. 

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SB 54: Shifting the Burden to Producers To Address California's Plastic Pollution

California's SB 54: Plastics Pollution Prevention and Packaging Producer Responsibility Act  (Public Resources Code § 41821.5) adopts the “extended producer responsibility model” (or “circular economy framework”), which makes manufacturers of single-use plastic products and packaging responsible...

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Farella Names Carolina de Armas and Hilary Krase As Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinders

Carolina de Armas and Hilary Krase
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What Recent Rulings in 'hiQ v. LinkedIn' and Other Cases Say About the Legality of Data Scraping

LinkedIn obtained a permanent injunction on Dec. 6 in its six-year-old lawsuit against data scraping company hiQ Labs, which LinkedIn quickly cheered as a “final, decisive victory” that established an “important legal precedent.” While...

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Uncorking Accessibility: How Winery Websites Can Meet ADA Compliance Standards

Vanessa Ing and Kelsey Mollura discuss "Uncorking Accessibility: How Winery Websites Can Meet ADA Compliance Standards." The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities...

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Sarah Good Appointed to California State Bar Board of Trustees

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One Pending Supreme Court Case Could Change the Internet as We Know It: Gonzalez v. Google and Tech Platforms’ Liability

The Supreme Court granted certiorari in Gonzalez v. Google , a high-stakes case appealed from the Ninth Circuit about the scope of protection Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act affords technology companies against...

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Tony Schoenberg Receives Award of Merit From Bar Association of San Francisco

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Judges Are Trying to Squeeze in More Trial Dates to Clear Court Backlogs

Farella partner and trial lawyer Karen Kimmey spoke to The Recorder  for the article, "Judges Are Trying to Squeeze in More Trial Dates to Clear Court Backlogs," discussing how lawyers are changing how they prepare for trial...

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