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Oakland v. Hotels.com LP, No. 07-17258

In an action against Internet travel companies such as Hotels.com, Priceline.com, and Travelocity.com, claiming that they failed to calculate and remit hotel occupancy taxes in violation of a city ordinance, dismissal of the complaint is affirmed in part where plaintiff-city failed to assess the tax as required by the ordinance.

Read Oakland v. Hotels.com LP, No. 07-17258

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted April 17, 2009

Filed July 16, 2009


Opinion by Judge McKeown


For Appellant:

Monique Olivier, The Sturdevant Law Firm, San Francisco, CA

For Appellees:

Darrel J. Hieber, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Los Angeles, CA