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In this action, Complete Genomics, Inc, (CGI”) alleged that Illumina improperly asserted three patents against it in the related action Illumina v. BGI Genomics Co., No. 3:20-cv-01465-WHO (N.D. Cal., filed Feb. 27, 2020) (“Infringement Action”) in an “unlawful, anticompetitive manner.” Read more
In an order and opinion denying a motion for preliminary approval of class action settlement, U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer of the Northern District of California found the proposed settlement in Arena v. Intuit Inc., Case No. 19-cv-02546-CRB, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 41994(N.D. Cal. Mar. 5, 2021) was not fair, reasonable, and adequate, and therefore did not satisfy Rule 23(e) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which requires the Court to approve class action settlements in light of due process concerns for absent class members. Read more
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) today announced that as of October 1, 2021, in-person hearings will resume at all DWC district offices except Eureka, which is now a completely virtual office, and satellite locations Bishop, Marysville, Chico and Ukiah, which will also remain virtual. Read more
The Honorable Kenneth Peterson (Acting Chief Judge WCAB, Retired) and the Honorable Christine Gondak (Workers’ Compensation Judge, Retired) Provide Valuable Insight into the Ethics Advisory Committee During This Intriguing Interview Conducted by the Honorable Therese DaSilva (Workers’ Compensation Judge, Oakland District Office) Read more
It is hard for me to believe but after many years on the Workers’ Compensation Executive Committee, my term as Chair is coming to an end when we complete our next meeting on September 24th of this year. Read more