725 Fed.Appx. 496 (9th Cir. 2018), 16-17189, Phillips v. Apple Inc.

Docket Nº:16-17189
Citation:725 Fed.Appx. 496
Party Name:William Scott PHILLIPS; Suzanne Schmidt Phillips; William Cottrell, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. APPLE INC., Defendant-Appellee.
Attorney:Charles LaDuca, Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP, Washington, DC, Michael Andrew McShane, Esquire, Attorney, Sean Clinton Woods, Audet & Partners, LLP, San Francisco, CA, D. Aaron Rihn, Esquire, Attorney, Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C., Pittsburgh, PA, Robert K. Shelquist, Esquire, Attorney, Lockrid...
Judge Panel:Before: HAWKINS and TALLMAN, Circuit Judges, and MURPHY, District Judge.
Case Date:February 20, 2018
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
 
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725 Fed.Appx. 496 (9th Cir. 2018)

William Scott PHILLIPS; Suzanne Schmidt Phillips; William Cottrell, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs-Appellants,

v.

APPLE INC., Defendant-Appellee.

No. 16-17189

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

February 20, 2018

Submitted February 15, 2018 [*] San Francisco, California

Editorial Note:

Governing the citation to unpublished opinions please refer to federal rules of appellate procedure rule 32.1. See also U.S.Ct. of App. 9th Cir. Rule 36-3.

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Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Lucy H. Koh, District Judge, Presiding, D.C. Nos. 5:15-cv-04879-LHK, 5:15-cv-05205-LHK

Charles LaDuca, Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP, Washington, DC, Michael Andrew McShane, Esquire, Attorney, Sean Clinton Woods, Audet & Partners, LLP, San Francisco, CA, D. Aaron Rihn, Esquire, Attorney, Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C., Pittsburgh, PA, Robert K. Shelquist, Esquire, Attorney, Lockridge Grindal Nauen & Holstein P.L.L.P., Minneapolis, MN, Melissa S. Weiner, Halunen Law, Minneapolis, MN, Stephen R. Basser, Samuel M. Ward, Attorneys, Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, San Diego, CA, for Plaintiffs-Appellants

Bambo Obaro, Attorney, Anne M. Cappella, David Singh, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Redwood Shores, CA, Gregory Silbert, Attorney, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, New York, NY, Diane P. Sullivan, Esquire, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, Princeton, NJ, for Defendant-Appellee

Before: HAWKINS and TALLMAN, Circuit Judges, and MURPHY,[**] District Judge.

MEMORANDUM[***]

William Phillips, Suzanne Phillips, and William Cottrell (plaintiffs) appeal the district court’s dismissal of their putative class action against Apple, Inc. for alleged violations of California’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL), Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200 et seq., and False Advertising Law (FAL), Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17500 et seq. We have jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291. We review de novo the district court’s dismissal for lack of standing and failure to state a claim. Valle del Sol Inc. v. Whiting, 732 F.3d 1006, 1014 (9th Cir. 2013) (standing); Lipton v. Pathogenesis Corp., 284 F.3d 1027, 1035 (9th Cir. 2002) (failure to state a claim). We affirm.

1. Plaintiffs do not have standing to seek an injunction. "Standing must be shown with respect...

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