Peloton Prevails in Unfair Competition Suit

On April 5, Hueston Hennigan prevailed on behalf of Peloton Interactive Inc., winning a motion to dismiss before Judge Richard Seeborg of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco in an action alleging unfair competition, among other things.

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“Catch and Kill” Scheme Alleged in New Lawsuits Against Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong

On April 3, 2019, Hueston Hennigan on behalf of client Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc filed litigation against billionaire inventor, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong. The lawsuit details what Sorrento believes was a scheme to “catch and kill” a cancer drug that—had it been brought to market as planned—would have saved patients, hospitals, and the United States government in excess of $1 billion.

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McGlashan Begins Defense in “Varsity Blues” Case

A former top private equity executive charged in the college admissions scandal denies he paid any bribe to get his son into USC using a “side door” and says the boy has a legitimate learning disability that warranted special testing provisions.

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Significant CDA Immunity Victory For Social Networking App

In a closely watched case, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously affirmed that a social network application and its owners cannot be held liable for the acts of its users. Plaintiff sued Grindr and its owners, including the firm’s client, alleging that they were liable for the despicable conduct of one of the app’s users.

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