Federal District Judge Lucy Koh had some very picky questions Thursday about terminology used in a multimillion-dollar settlement hammered out between Farmers Insurance and the hundreds of female attorneys it has underpaid for years. I wasn’t expecting fireworks, exactly, but I thought things would...
The Ninth Circuit may soon be getting a new judge and it is likely to be Northern District of California Judge Lucy Koh, the San Jose Mercury News reports. Judge Koh, who we once dubbed the "most powerful woman in Silicon Valley," is best known for presiding over the......
U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh is expected to be nominated to the Ninth Circuit. The Supreme Court-focused site Oyez faces an uncertain future. And a federal judge has challenged the Obama administration's Iran-U.S. prisoner swap. This is a roundup from ALM and other publications.
Samsung has been commanded to stop selling several older smartphones after a new court ruling in California. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh granted Apple's petition to block the sale of certain handsets that were found to violate some of Apple's patents. Show More Summary
Apple will not have to face a lawsuit over its iMessage service because the case was dismissed by U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh. Several consumers sued Apple in 2014, claiming that Apple prevented text messages from reaching Android phones once people switched away from an iPhone. Show More Summary
U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh has dismissed [PDF] a lawsuit against Apple over a long-standing issue that prevented some former iPhone owners who switched to Android smartphones from receiving text messages from other iOS users, as...Show More Summary
Back in August, U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh threw out a class action lawsuit against Apple from former iPhone users complaining that text messages were no longer delivered when they ported their number to an Android phone. The lawsuit alleged that Apple was guilty of “interference” with their messages. That wasn’t quite the end of it, however. […]
A Federal Court of Appeals issued a ruling today stating that gives Apple a leg up against Samsung in the companies' long-running smartphone legal competition. The court ruled in a 2-1 decision that District Judge Lucy H. Koh shouldShow More Summary
United States District Judge Lucy Koh today approved a $415 million settlement in the Silicon Valley no-poaching case. The dollar figure comes after a previous $324 million settlement was rejected as being too low. More than 64,000 workers are part of the case. Show More Summary
U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has approved the settlement, which is $90.5 million more than a previous offer she rejected last year.
A retrial to set damages in Apple’s long-standing patent dispute with Samsung is set for March or April of next year, Apple Insider reports. U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh set the timeline after getting an official mandate from the...Show More Summary
A rough date has been set for round five of the battle over Samsung’s infringements of Apple patents in five of its products. The Recorder reports that U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has said that the revised damages will be determined by a jury trial in March or April 2016. In case you need a refresher, the […]
U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh today decided to stop a group lawsuit against Apple over undelivered text messages caused by an iMessage bug, Bloomberg reports. The issue drew a lot of attention last year when the bug with Apple’s messaging system caused former iPhone users that switched to Android to discover text messages were not being properly […]
Lucy Koh, a California federal district judge, says the feds need a warrant to acquire historical cell phone location information from service providers. The U.S. Department of Justice wants the high court to toss a Second Circuit ruling that restricts insider-trading cases. And a street band in downtown is ruffling a few feathers in nearby... Read the whole entry... »
Judge Lucy H. Koh of Federal District Court in San Jose, Calif., rejected an earlier offer of $324.5 million for the workers affected by the case.
A U.S. judge appears ready to accept a $415 million offer to settle a lawsuit accusing Apple and three other Silicon Valley companies of conspiring to keep employee wages low, Reuters reports. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh rejected an earlier $324 million offer as too low after one of the plaintiffs objected. Show More Summary
U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in a San Jose, California courtroom on Monday raised no objections about a $415 million settlement that would end an ongoing anti-poaching class-action lawsuit involving Apple, Google and other large tech companies. Show More Summary
At a hearing on Monday, District Court Judge Lucy Koh appeared satisfied with a $415 million proposal from Apple, Google and two other Silicon Valley tech companies to settle allegations that anti-poaching agreements artificially capped employee wages.
In an order filed late Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh granted in part Apple's motion requesting ongoing royalties from Samsung if the Android smartphone maker infringes on three granted patents, though there is only a slight chance of Apple collecting.
Switching from iPhone to Android or another mobile OS means you may encounter issues receiving texts, and the issue is going to land Apple in court. US District Court Judge Lucy Koh ordered that the company face claims it failed to disclose issues...