Recent Threats Added to the DMLP Database

NOTE: The information and commentary contained in this database entry are based on court filings and other informational sources that may contain unproven allegations made by the parties. The truthfulness and accuracy of such information is likely to be in dispute. Information contained in this entry is current as of the last event mentioned in the "Description" section below; additional proceedings might have taken place in this matter since this event.

Date: 03/15/2007
Status: Concluded
Disposition: Settled (total)
Type: Lawsuit
Jurisdiction: Arizona
Publication: Blog, Email, Forum, Print
The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company sued David Clabuesch a Michigan probate judge, and his company, ThumbCo, for breach of contract and defamation relating to actions and statements Clabuesch allegedly made concerning an antique car the company sold for him. Barrett-Jackson claims in its...
- 09/10/2007 - 3:55pm - 0 comments
Date: 01/04/2005
Status: Concluded
Disposition: Settled (total)
Type: Lawsuit
Jurisdiction: California
Publication: Blog
DePlume's blog, Think Secret, published a report about a new $500 monitor-less iMac, new iWork software, and the price and features of the Mac Mini days before MacWorld 2005. In January 2005, Apple sued DePlume and his company for misappropriation of trade...
- 09/10/2007 - 3:55pm - 0 comments
Date: 10/24/2006
Status: Concluded
Disposition: Dismissed (total)
Type: Lawsuit
Jurisdiction: Arkansas
Publication: Print, Website
Sandy Romen, a detective in the Saline County Sheriff's office sued the operator of a website, philmask.com (now defunct), that criticized the operations of the Saline County Sherriff, Phil Mask. Romen sued over an article that originally ran in the...
- 09/10/2007 - 3:55pm - 0 comments
Date: 11/20/2006
Status: Concluded
Disposition: Dismissed (total), Subpoena Quashed
Type: Lawsuit
Jurisdiction: Arizona
Publication: Website
Paul McMann, a Massachusetts real estate developer, sued the anonymous operator of an Internet "gripe site" about him. The website contained a photograph of Mr. McMann, the statement that he “turned lives upside down,” and a suggestion to "be afraid, be very...
- 09/10/2007 - 3:55pm - 0 comments
Date: 08/24/2007
Status: Concluded
Disposition: Settled (total)
Type: Lawsuit
Jurisdiction: New Jersey
Publication: Blog
Two brothers from New Jersey, Mark and Matthew D'Avella, spent the summer working for the A&P supermarket in Califon, New Jersey. They made the best of what could have been a boring situation by creating parodic rap songs with supermarket themes under...
- 08/30/2007 - 4:30pm - 0 comments

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