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Ninth Circuit Cries "Fowl" on Challenge to Poultry Labels

USA - June 24 2021 Earlier this month, this blog analyzed the preemption provisions of the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) and the Poultry Products Inspection Act…

Michael D. Schwartz

Supreme Court Narrowly Interprets CFAA to Avoid Criminalizing “Commonplace Computer Activity”

USA - June 8 2021 On June 3, 2021, the United States Supreme Court issued a 6-3 opinion in Van Buren v. United States, No. 19-783, resolving the circuit split…

Patricia S. Kim

All “Cluck” and No Bite? Preemption and Challenges to Poultry and Meat Labels

USA - June 7 2021 Preemption is a familiar battlefield for litigants challenging or defending advertising claims made on the labels of federally regulated products…

Greg Margolis

Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Class Action Based on Claimed “Increased Risk” of Harm

USA - May 12 2021 Is there standing to bring a lawsuit when an employee’s personal information is mistakenly circulated to all employees at the company? A recent…

Gautam Rao

New York DFS Announces Settlement With Insurance Company Under Cybersecurity Regulation

USA - April 29 2021 On April 14, 2021, the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) announced a cybersecurity settlement with insurance company National…

Charlotte Allyn, Peter A. Nelson