Lawsuits

Read: Vivint to Pay FTC $20M for Misusing Consumer Credit Reports

Vivint to Pay FTC $20M for Misusing Consumer Credit Reports

The settlement marks the largest to date for an FTC Fair Credit Reporting Act case and requires Vivint to implement an ID theft prevention program.

Read: Brinks Home Security Settles Lawsuit With Edge Home Security

Brinks Home Security Settles Lawsuit With Edge Home Security

The case, which was filed in Federal Court in North Carolina, centered on deceptive sales practices by Utah-based Edge Home Security.

Read: Motorola Wins $765M Over Trade Secrets Theft by Rival Hytera

Motorola Wins $765M Over Trade Secrets Theft by Rival Hytera

The jury found that China-based Hytera infringed copyrights and misappropriated Motorola trade secrets in developing its digital two-way radios.

Read: ADT Prevails in Wrongful Death Suit; Contract Language Seen as Key

ADT Prevails in Wrongful Death Suit; Contract Language Seen as Key

Alarm industry attorney Ken Kirschenbaum says the decision pronounced several policy issues essential to alarm company contract rights.

Read: Sonos Slaps Google With Lawsuit Over Patent Infringement of Speaker Technology

Sonos Slaps Google With Lawsuit Over Patent Infringement of Speaker Technology

Sonos claims it warned Google about infringement activities back in 2016, yet the company continues to roll out products utilizing the Sonos’ patented technology.

Read: Class Action Lawsuit Targets Amazon, Ring Over Weak Camera Security

Class Action Lawsuit Targets Amazon, Ring Over Weak Camera Security

A lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court of the Central District of California targeting Amazon and Ring’s alleged negligence with regard to security practices.

Read: Alarm.com Denied Retrial of SecureNet Patent Infringement Case

Alarm.com Denied Retrial of SecureNet Patent Infringement Case

The requested retrial relates to Alarm.com’s claims of patent infringement regarding home security and automation networking.

Read: Alarm.com, ipDatatel Settle Patent-Infringement Lawsuit

Alarm.com, ipDatatel Settle Patent-Infringement Lawsuit

Alarm.com and ipDatatel settle on at least two patent-infringement claims related to security, home automation and remote monitoring/management.

Read: ADT Settles Deceptive Sales Lawsuit With NorthStar for $3M

ADT Settles Deceptive Sales Lawsuit With NorthStar for $3M

ADT provided evidence from at least 500 customers saying they were victims of deceptive sales tactics from NorthStar employees.

Read: Canary Slapped With Class-Action Lawsuit Over Monitoring Fee

Canary Slapped With Class-Action Lawsuit Over Monitoring Fee

Smart home camera company Canary was hit with a class-action lawsuit after it began charging a monthly fee for features that were originally free.

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