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UK food chain update - horse meat, food crime and a chance for suppliers to have their say

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 24 2015

The first prosecution brought as a result of the 2013 horse meat scandal concluded on Monday 23 March. Peter Boddy, an abattoir owner, was fined £8

Infringement of second medical use patents

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • Germany, United Kingdom
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  • March 4 2015

With the increase in off-label prescribing in Europe, some argue that the carve-outs used by generic firms (see "Skinny labelling and the blue box

Hufford & Samsung - a hidden gem for product liability claimants?

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 23 2015

The Technology & Construction Court's decision in Hufford v. Samsung Electronics (UK) Ltd was handed down in September 2014 to little or no fanfare

Manufacturing matters - Winter 2015

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • China, United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2015

In a landmark judgment the Court of Appeal has held there is no automatic right to costs protection for litigants in private law environmental

Consultation on new sentencing guidelines for health & safety related offences

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 30 2015

The Sentencing Council, an independent body charged with developing sentencing guidelines for Courts, launched a consultation on 13 November 2014 to

Jurisdiction and applicable law in product liability cases

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 30 2015

In Kainz v Pantherwerke, a question arose as to which country's courts should have jurisdiction. The Claimant had purchased a bicycle from a retailer

Leave it to the experts: issues of causation in defective product cases

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 30 2015

In Hufford v Samsung Electronics, the Claimant issued proceedings against the Defendant under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (the "CPA") following

Case law update: defect, causation, jurisdictionapplicable law and manufacturer's brochures

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 30 2015

2014 saw a number of interesting case law developments in the product liability sphere. This update explains how recent cases have helped clarify:

Clinicians held responsible for the content of manufacturer brochures

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 30 2015

IE Ltd ("IE") produced Isolagen, a cosmetic product designed to treat the signs of Aging skin. The manufacturing process involved taking a sample of

Food safety tougher penalties ahead

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 29 2015

The recent conviction of a national operator for placing unsafe food on the market following an incident of food poisoning in December 2012 and which