Author Archives: David M. Brown

Manufacturers Could Be Liable for Unjust Enrichment by Receiving Indirect Benefits in a Class Action Against Skinnygirl Margarita Beverages

Judge Noel Hillman in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey denied the defendants’ motion to dismiss in a consumer class action suit involving “Skinnygirl Margarita” beverages.  Plaintiffs alleged that the Skinnygirl Margarita drinks were marketed as “all natural” but … Continue reading

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The “No Poaching” Antitrust Litigation Case Against Several High-Tech Companies Continues

In late 2011, a group of software engineers filed antitrust lawsuits against seven behemoths of the high-tech industry. The high-tech company defendants—Apple, Pixar, Google, Intel, Intuit, Lucasfilm, and Adobe—utilized a policy known as “Do not cold call,” whereby each pair … Continue reading

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eBook Antitrust Litigation Against Apple and Publishing Companies Continues

On May 15, 2012, the Honorable Denise Cote, U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York, denied Apple’s and five of the largest publishing companies’ motions to dismiss in the eBooks antitrust litigation case. See In re … Continue reading

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