Bloomberg Law

Google Owes Sonos $32.5M After Trial on Smart-Speaker Tech

Alphabet Inc.’s Google must pay Sonos Inc. $32.5 million for using patented smart-speaker technologies without its former partner’s permission, a federal jury in San Francisco said Friday, ending one chapter of a sprawling global battle between the tech rivals.

DoorDash Denied Bid to Examine Chicago Deal With Outside Counsel

DoorDash Inc. has largely lost a bid to examine the City of Chicago’s relationship with an outside law firm it hired to sue the food delivery service for misleading customers about the cost of their orders.

Activision #MeToo Securities Suit Wrongly Tossed, Investors Say

Investors told the Ninth Circuit they adequately supported a proposed class suit alleging that Activision Blizzard Inc.'s failure to disclose sexual harassment investigations improperly inflated its stock price.

California Bar’s Dismissal of Claims Against Ex-Director Upheld

The California State Bar Court’s decision to drop disciplinary charges against former bar Executive Director Joe Dunn was warranted as time barred, an appellate panel held Friday.

South Carolina’s Six-Week Abortion Ban Blocked by State Court

South Carolina’s latest restrictions on abortion were blocked Friday, just one day after taking effect.

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JPMorgan’s Dimon Denies Epstein Involvement as Deposition Ends

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon was questioned under oath by lawyers in two lawsuits in which the bank was accused of knowingly benefiting from Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-trafficking, denying any involvement with the financier’s accounts.

Archegos Insurer Sues to Avoid Covering Costs of Firm’s Failure

An insurer for Bill Hwang and his Archegos Capital Management is suing to avoid paying any costs incurred by Archegos, Hwang and other senior executives of the investment firm from a separate suit by a former employee who claims the implosion of the family office cost him as much as $50 million.