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Pennsylvania court dismisses off-label promotion claims as preempted
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2017

A recent opinion out of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas reinforces the notion that claims asserted by private plaintiffs based on alleged


On Naval Ramming Bows and Contractual BoilerplateAre Standard “No Third-Party Beneficiary” Clauses Always a Good Thing?
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2017

On July 20, 1866, a little-known naval battle took place off the coast of modern-day Croatia. The battle, known as the Battle of Lissa, pitted the


Patent Exhaustion: Contractual Limitation and Foreign Sales
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

On May 30, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc.,i reversing the decision of


Cyan and the Future of Federal Securities Class Action Claims in State Court
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2017

On May 23, 2017, the Acting Solicitor General weighed in on a closely watched petition for a writ of certiorari before the U.S. Supreme Court in Cyan


Delaware Court Issues Two Post-Trial Appraisal Decisions
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2017

On May 26, 2017, the Delaware Court of Chancery issued its post-trial decision in In re Appraisal of PetSmart, Inc., C.A. No. 10782-VCS (Del. Ch


Defibrillator Device Suit Dismissed On Federal Preemption
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2017

A District Court in New Jersey recently dismissed a products liability action against Boston Scientific Corp., Guidant Corp., and two related medical


A New Reason for Private Equity Sellers to Hate Undefined “Fraud Carve-outs”
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

Undefined fraud carve-outs are ubiquitous in M&A agreements; and the problems they pose for private equity sellers are legion. Many of these problems


Expert Drowns in Whirlpool
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2017

On May 9, Judge Amy St. Eve of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (i) denied certification to various classes of


Washington Court Rules That Nurses Are Qualified To Testify As To Medical Causation
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2017

In the vast majority of jurisdictions, a plaintiff is required to offer expert testimony to establish the applicable standard of care and that the


Keeping Up With the (Fairness in) Class Action Litigation Act
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2017

Back in March, the House of Representatives passed, by a 220-201 margin, H.R. 985officially dubbed the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of