Jobs-ed: New Class Action Pulls Apple into California’s “Food Court”
In our continuing efforts to highlight litigation trends that affect consumer product companies, we often focus on class actions brought in California and, especially, its federal Northern District.
The lawsuit, filed last Tuesday as Orshan v. Apple Inc., alleges that the consumer electronics giant has illegally deceived consumers by misrepresenting the storage capacity of its 8 GB and 16GB iPhones, iPads, and iPods. Citing the usual array of California consumer protection statutes, the Orshan complaint claims that Apple falsely advertises these products as offering a specific amount of memory
More details on the allegations against Apple, as well as the plaintiffs’ Food Court-inspired theory, below.
Highlights from the Complaint
Nothing New in Food Court: A Twist on the “Slack Fill” Theory