Tag: lawsuits

James Damore, Harmeet Dhillon

Harmeet Dhillon: ‘It’s a Great Time to Be a Tech Lobbyist’

Lawyer Harmeet Dhillon, who has filed a class action lawsuit against Google on behalf of fired employee James Damore, appeared on SiriusXM Patriot’s Breitbart News Tonight, Tuesday, to discuss government regulation of tech giants with Senior Editors-at-Large Rebecca Mansour and

Apple store

Apple’s Billion-Dollar Patent Loss Will Bring More Lawsuits

Apple Inc.’s near-billion-dollar loss Tuesday for violating a University of Wisconsin patent from 1998 that improves processor performance in all of its iPhone and iPad products will encourage more universities to sue tech companies.

Bill Gross of PIMCO (Jim Young / Reuters)

Bill Gross Sues PIMCO for $200 Million

Former PIMCO boss Bill Gross has just filed a lawsuit against PIMCO seeking $200 million and claiming to be a victim–despite the company receiving a “Wells Notice” warning that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating potential criminal violations in investment performance reporting during Gross’s tenure.

Shurat HaDin (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Terror Conference Kicks off in Jerusalem: ‘New Law of War’

JERUSALEM, Israel — As police scrambled to contain a possible terror attack on a Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas, legal scholars and activists gathered in Jerusalem for a conference on terrorism and its implications for the laws of war.

AP Photo/Mel Evans

Advice for Employers Hiring Medical Marijuana Users

According to Todd Wulffson, an attorney who defends numerous employers dealing with employees wanting to use medical marijuana on the job, there are four scenarios in the employer-employee relationship that could lead to lawsuits.

Jesse Jackson

Silicon Valley: Ground Zero for Diversity Lawsuits after Ellen Pao

The five-week-long and very salacious trail against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers for alleged sexual discrimination against Ellen Pao went to the jury Wednesday. The former junior partner is demanding $16 million for sexual discrimination and up to $144 million for punitive damages. Her suit has paved the way for a coming tsunami of diversity litigation across Silicon Valley.