Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

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Emily T. Kuwahara

Emily T. Kuwahara

Emily Kuwahara is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Los Angeles office and is a member of the firm’s Litigation Group. Ms. Kuwahara has a broad-based litigation practice, including litigation of class actions, unfair competition law, breach of contract actions, business torts, and other complex business disputes at both the trial and appellate court levels.

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Retailers That Ask For Customers’ Zip Codes During Credit Card Transactions Do Not Violate Consumer Protection Statute

Posted in Consumer Class Action, Privacy & Data Protection
Case: Pineda v. Williams-Sonoma Stores, Inc., Cal. Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Division One, No. D054355 (Oct. 23, 2009) The One Sentence Summary: A retailer did not violate the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act of 1971 (Cal. Civ. Code § 1747 et. seq.), nor did it invade its customer’s privacy, when it asked a customer who… Continue Reading