Morrison & Foerster LLP | USA | 11 Dec 2012
The Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) product safety database has suffered its first successful legal challenge in a recent US district court ruling. The decision echoes concerns that product manufacturers have voiced since the implementation of the CPSC database and may cause the CPSC to vet more closely the accuracy of product complaints submitted by the public.
Hogan Lovells | USA | 21 May 2009
Maryland recently added a new provision to its state antitrust law to prohibit minimum resale price maintenance agreements between a supplier and its reseller customers. It joins a number of other efforts to limit the effects of the 2007 Supreme Court Leegin decision, which held that these agreements would no longer be regarded as illegal per se under federal antitrust law.