Forsyth v. Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) et al
MOTION to Strike 1 Complaint, Defendants' Notice of Motions and 1 Special Motion to Strike Pursuant to California Anti-SLAPP Statute, Cal. Civ. Proc. Code Section 425.16 et seq., or, in the alternative, 2 Motion to Dismiss Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12
Holding that for an act to be "unfair," it must "threaten" a violation of law or "violate the policy or spirit of one of those laws because its effects are comparable to or the same as a violation of the law"
Holding that no fiduciary relationship existed between advertisers of cereal and consumers because "it is unnecessary to call upon the law of fiduciary relationships to perform a function for which it was not designed and is largely unsuited"
131 Cal.App.4th 621 (Cal. Ct. App. 2005) Cited 236 times
Finding no principal and agent relationship between the Raiders and the NFL or the Raiders and the Commissioner of the NFL, in part because there are circumstances where the NFL is obligated under its constitution to take actions adverse to its member teams