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International Product Liability Review - Issue 66
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom, European Union, France, Italy, Spain
  • April 19 2017

Hogan Lovells has the leading international product litigation and compliance practice covering all aspects of product


April 2017 International Trade Compliance Update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 12 2017

The WTO announced that WTO members discussed five new or enhanced proposals to advance services negotiations at meetings of the Working Party on


Guest Post - Come Together: Is UK Product Liability Law Getting More Like the U.S.?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 11 2017

This guest post - only our second post ever on European issues is brought to you by Reed Smith partners Marilyn Moberg and (in the UK) associate Bond


Notification clauses - a timely reminder
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2017

In Zurich Insurance plc v Maccaferri Limited the Court of Appeal was asked to determine whether there had been a breach of a condition precedent in a


Knowledge and the continued use of a defective product
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2017

In Howmet Ltd v Economy Devices Ltd & Others the Court of Appeal examined the effect of knowingly using a defective product and whether such knowledge


Notified Bodies potentially liable to end users of medical devices rules CJEU
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 28 2017

In October 2016, we reported on Advocate General Sharpston's Opinion in case C 21915 Elisabeth Schmitt v TÜV Rheinland LGS products GmbH concerning


High Court provides guidance on the interpretation of "defect" under the Consumer Protection Act 1987
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2017

In a landmark judgment on the meaning of "defect" under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 ("the Act"), Mr Justice Hickinbottom in the High Court case


Wilkes v DePuy (2016) - QBD departs from previous authorities on "Defect" claims under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 and confirms no requirement of absolute safety in all circumstances
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2017

Mr Justice Hickinbottom's seminal decision in Wilkes v DePuy (2016) EWHC 3096 (QB) marks a substantial departure from Burton J's controversial


EU Life Sciences Review: Issue 6 - March 2017
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 20 2017

On 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom voted in favour of leaving the European Union (EU) 52-48. On 24 January 2017, the UK Supreme Court ruled that


High Court provides guidance on the interpretation of “defect” under the Consumer Protection Act 1987
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2017

In a landmark judgment on the meaning of "defect" under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 ("the Act"), Mr Justice Hickinbottom in the High Court case