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California Supreme Court to weigh in on the conflict of authority regarding the “components parts” doctrine

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

On July 9, 2014, the California Supreme Court agreed to review Division Four of the Second Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal's

Maine DEP proposes regulations to designate four classes of phthalates as priority chemicals

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2014

Four classes of phthalates would be designated as priority chemicals under newly issued proposed regulations by the Maine Department of Environmental

Apparent growth in federal pharma litigation

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2014

If you talk to pharma practitioners, you might get the sense that there is not much new mass tort litigation heating up or in the near future, which

CPSC snapshot high profile critiques of proposed changes to recall rules

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

The proposed changes to the CPSC's voluntary recall program, which were announced in November 2013, have been widely criticized. In a recent letter

Compliance with governmental labeling regulations does not bar false advertising claims under the Lanham Act

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2014

On June 10, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that claims under the Lanham Act for unfair competition and false advertising that relate

Vermont Governor signs toxics bill to protect children

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2014

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed S. 239, paired down from its original version, which gives the Vermont Department of Health the authority to

Class action round-up - spring 2014

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2014

In a mortgage-related row, the Ninth Circuit reversed the Central District of California’s grant of summary judgment in favor of several bank

CPSC: breaking news with "Company Doe" and Buckyballs CEO

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2014

There have been two significant developments in CPSC matters on which we have reported in the past. First, the former CEO of Buckyballs, who was

California Bill seeks to expand liability on manufacturers for defective products that do not place the consumer’s health and safety at risk

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2014

Under the Consumer Legal Remedies Act ("CLRA"), consumers can bring suit against manufacturers for making fraudulent claims about their goods or

Vermont Governor signs GMO labeling bill

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2014

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed legislation that will require the labeling of genetically modified (GMO) foods in Vermont beginning in July