Disgorgement Damages for Trespass under California Civil Code § 3334

The previous article in this series discussed how California cases treated trespass claims seeking ]disgorgement and restitution before the legislature enacted  Civil Code § 3334 in 1992. To recap: There was the 1960 “dirt case” of Don v. Trogan Construction, where the court awarded “fair rental value” against trespassers, even though the vacant lot had […]

Yes, You Absolutely Can Sue Pokemon for Trespass – And If You Get the Chance, You Absolutely Should

By Tim Kowal The makers of the app Pokemon Go earned a staggering 500 million downloads in 2016 by making certain landowners’ property part of its popular “pocket monster” game. A collaboration between game giant Nintendo and newcomer Niantic, this boundaries-no-object global scavenger hunt is estimated to have earned just under a billion dollars in […]