On February 3, 2020, Peloton Interactive, Inc. and Flywheel Sports, Inc. reached a settlement in their two-year patent infringement dispute.
On January 30, 2020, Facebook agreed to pay $550 million to settle alleged violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) in the matter of Nimesh Patel, et al v. Facebook, Inc.
On January 29, 2019, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California announced a verdict in the matter of The California Institute of Technology v. Broadcom Limited et al.
On January 27, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) released the “Cybersecurity and Resiliency Observations” report.
On January 24, 2020, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware awarded cloud optimization software company Densify $236 million in a patent infringement dispute against software company VMware.
On January 24, 2020, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California awarded WiLAN $85.23 million in a patent infringement dispute against Apple, Inc.
On January 14, 2020, cloud-based security company Zscaler, Inc. reached a settlement with cybersecurity company Symantec Corporation and its parent company Broadcom Inc.
On January 13, 2020, a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia issued a Final Order in the matter of Equifax, Inc., Customer Data Security Breach Litigation.
On January 10, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Court affirmed a U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas ruling that vacated a $1.3 million damages award in a patent infringement dispute between Personal Audio, LLC and CBS Corporation.
On January 13, 2020, England’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company Dixons Carphone £500,000 (equivalent to $651,425.00).
On January 6, 2020, Google agreed to a $7.5 million settlement in a class action data breach lawsuit affecting Google+ users.
On January 1, 2020, the much-anticipated California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect, after it was signed nearly a year and a half ago.