We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 1,039

A juicy little decision

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

On this unseasonably warm day where we are, as we lament the passage of another summer and the demise of its bounty of strawberries, blackberries

Breaking news branded design defect preemption

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

From the time that the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. v. Bartlett, 133 S.Ct. 2466 (2013), we have been declaring

Yet another opinion in which a court mistakes hypothesis for theory

  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2014

While some may imagine that scientific hypotheses are the product of highly educated people with brilliant minds drawing straightforward inferences

The Scylla and Charybdis of PMA preemption

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2014

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a legal reference to Scylla and Charybdis, the sea monsters of Greek myth who posed an intractable dilemma to all

Buckman preempts adverse event fishing expedition

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 9 2014

We've always been of the opinion that the rationale for preemption in Buckman Co. v. Plaintiffs Legal Committee, 531 U.S. 341 (2001), concerning: (1

S.D. Illinois dismisses some Mirena claims and allows others to linger

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2014

October 8 is a fine day to reflect on American heroism. Eddie Rickenbacker was born on October 8, 1890. He became America's ace fighter-pilot in

Federal Court of Appeals holds FDA lacks authority to rescind 510(k) clearance

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia recently held that the FDA lacks the authority to rescind a 510(k) clearance. In Ivy Sports

Personal jurisdiction, preemption, pleadings and proximate cause

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2014

Usually our posts have a fairly singular focus. We think that helps keep them more useful - short, topical, easy to search. It is also the result of

Another preemption thought

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2014

We just read with interest the recent DC Court of Appeals decision in Ivy Sports Medicine, LLC v. Burwell, ___ F.3d ___, 2014 WL 4801283 (D.C. Cir

Pre-halloween demise of a Frankenstein plaintiff

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2014

We typically leave it to others to review movies or television shows in the course of a post. Sure, we will throw in a quote or reference from time to