Feb 28, 2019 Insurance for Food Recall
Nov 08, 2018 Finally Fed Up with Private Plaintiffs Litigating over Empty Space, California Amends Slack Fill Law
Mar 06, 2018 Are You Ready for August 30th? Businesses Have Less than Six Months to Comply with New Prop 65 Clear and Reasonable Warnings Regulations
Apr 25, 2017 FDCA Criminal Investigations - What Catches the Prosecutor's Eye?
Feb 03, 2017 Keller and Heckman LLP Victory for the Right to be Smoke-Free Coalition and E-Vapor Industry in Indiana
Aug 02, 2016 Food Court Report: Father and Son Food Company Executives Sentenced to Prison for Salmonella Outbreak
Jun 29, 2016 June Food Court Report - The Interplay of FDA Regulation and Food Law Litigation: A Case In Point
Jun 21, 2016 What You Need to Know About the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016
May 27, 2016 "'Artificial Flavors' and 'Chemical Preservatives' - 'Natural' Litigation By Another Name?"
Mar 31, 2016 Trial Court Dismissed Suit Alleging Deceptive Practices in Use of Non-GMO Claims
Mar 02, 2016 Keller and Heckman Article in Law360: "Plaintiffs Face Challenges In 'Cheese' Class Actions"
Jul 29, 2015 Food Court Report: Consumer Claims Targeting Trans Fat In Instant Noodles Case Survive Motion To Dismiss
Jun 18, 2015 Food Court Report: FDA Rules on Transfats. Class Action Suits to Follow?
May 13, 2015 Food Court Report: Consumers Can Challenge Certified Organic Products They Believe Contain Improper Ingredients
Apr 01, 2015 Food Court Report: Food Authenticity Claims May Be Percolating Up In Food Law
Mar 24, 2015 Food Court Report: How You Say It Makes a Difference - California False Advertising Claims Attacking "No Trans Fat" Labeling Gain Traction as Ninth Circuit Rejects Preemption Arguments
Mar 20, 2015 Food and Drug Alert: California Appellate Court Holds That Reproductive Toxicants Can Be Averaged Over Time When Determining Exposure Under Proposition 65
Jan 28, 2015 Food Court Report: Brazil v. Dole Packaged Foods, LLC
Jan 15, 2015 Food Court Report: Plaintiffs Challenging Food Labels May Be Required to Conduct Expensive Consumer Perception Surveys to Demonstrate Deception
Jan 06, 2015 Food Court Report: Judge Fails to Find Ascertainable Class Members, Predominance, or Adequate Representation in Labeling Suit against Skinnygirl Cocktails, LLC
Dec 11, 2014 Douglas Behr Authors Article for FoodQualityNews.com
Dec 01, 2014 "Made in USA" Jeans Case
Dec 01, 2014 FOOD COURT REPORT: Brazil v. Dole
Nov 17, 2014 Keller and Heckman Authors Law360 Article: "When 'Just Mayo' Isn't 'Mayonnaise'"
Nov 12, 2014 FOOD COURT REPORT: Food Manufacturer Defeats Class Certification in Labeling Claim Because Putative Class Lacked Ascertainability
Nov 12, 2014 FOOD COURT REPORT: Food Manufacturer Defeats Class Certification in Labeling Claim Because Putative Class Lacked Ascertainability
Oct 22, 2014 Food Safety Audit Firms May be Held Liable for Consumer Injuries Resulting from Negligent Inspections
Jun 16, 2014 Compliance with FDA Regulations May Not Protect a Company From the Risk of Liability to Competitors via Unfair Competition Challenges
Jun 12, 2014 Supreme Court: Lanham Act Suit Not Preempted By FDA Regulation
Apr 08, 2014 Litigation Alert
Apr 02, 2014 Douglas Behr Authors Article in Food and Drug Law Journal
Jul 19, 2013 Failure to Strictly Comply with FDA Regulations May Get You Sued
Jul 12, 2013 Supreme Court Requires "But-For" Causation in Title VII Retaliation Claims
Jul 12, 2013 Supreme Court Limits the Definition of a Supervisor Under Title VII
Jul 12, 2013 Supreme Court to Consider Scope of SOX Whistleblower Protections
Jul 12, 2013 Fifth Circuit Applies Outside Salesman Exemption to Route Drivers
Jul 12, 2013 Individual Damages Calculations Do Not Defeat Class Certification in Ninth Circuit Wage and Hour Case
Jul 08, 2013 N.J. District Court Refuses to Dismiss False Advertising Suit
Jun 03, 2013 Supreme Court Upholds Chevron Deference to Agencies
May 20, 2013 Government Agencies Cannot Amend Their Rules Through Litigation Settlements
May 14, 2013 DC Circuit Strikes Down NLRB Union Poster Rule
Apr 12, 2013 Alert: Ries v. Arizona Beverages
Mar 04, 2013 Harris v. City of Santa Monica: Wrongful Termination: Mixed Motives and Damages in California
Jan 14, 2013 Green Chemistry Update: Maine Releases BPA Alternatives Assessment Report
Jan 11, 2013 Virginia Supreme Court Case Affirms Non-Compete Agreement
Jan 11, 2013 Eight Circuit Affirms "Honest Belief" Rule in Internal Investigations, Further Setting Split in Circuits
Jan 11, 2013 Court Rejects Proposed FLSA Collective and Class Action Settlement
Jan 11, 2013 Virginia Supreme Court Allows Wrongful Discharge Claim to Proceed Against Individuals
Jan 11, 2013 Sixth Circuit Rejects Constructive Knowledge Argument in FLSA Class Action for Failure to Pay for Interrupted Breaks
Dec 20, 2012 Federal Court Ruling on Case Involving the Yogurt Standard of Identity and the Primary Jurisdiction Argument
Nov 29, 2012 NLRB Provides At-Will Employment Guidance
Nov 28, 2012 Failure to Log Hours Dooms Nurse's FLSA Suit
Nov 05, 2012 ALERT: California Proposition 37
Oct 26, 2012 NLRB Finds Confidentiality Instructions to Violate the National Labor Relations Act
Oct 05, 2012 ALERT: California Proposition 37
Oct 04, 2012 Regulation of Industrial Chemicals by DEA and the States as Precursor Chemicals
Sep 10, 2012 Emerging Trends in Privacy and Data Security Litigation
Aug 23, 2012 Western Sugar v. ADM: Member Liability for Association Action
Jul 25, 2012 Product Contamination Insurance: South Dakota district court finds ambiguity in policy's "may likely" language
Jun 29, 2012 Mobile App Developer Settles COPPA Violations with NJ AG
Jun 06, 2012 Federal Court Finds Personal Jurisdiction over Swedish Parent Corporation
May 03, 2012 Scientific Advantage Brochure
Apr 19, 2012 Privacy Alert: Class Action Targets Facebook for In-App Purchases by Kids, May Fuel Interest in Mobile App Regulation
Mar 29, 2012 District Court Orders Discovery Pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in Lieu of the Hague Evidence Convention
Feb 10, 2012 Products Liability Alert: Maxton v. Western States Metals
Jan 26, 2012 Litigation Alert: In the Wake of Nicastro, Illinois Reaffirms Jurisdiction Over a Foreign Manufacturer
Aug 26, 2011 New York Court Dismisses Advertisers from "Flash Cookie" Lawsuit; Narrows State Claims Against Ad Technology Provider
Jul 05, 2011 Supreme Court Rules On Exercise of Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Companies
Jun 27, 2011 Pliva v. Mensing-A Huge Victory for Manufacturers of Generic Drugs!
May 25, 2011 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 47
May 18, 2011 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 46
May 03, 2011 Supreme Court Upholds AT&T's Contract Clause Prohibiting Class-Wide Arbitration
Apr 27, 2011 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 45
Apr 22, 2011 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 44
Apr 12, 2011 Litigation Alert: French Company, Having Sold Its Product Only in Europe, is Subject to Personal Jurisdiction in Illinois Products Liability Suit
Mar 31, 2011 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 41
Mar 29, 2011 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 42
Mar 03, 2011 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 40
Mar 01, 2011 Litigation Alert: Supreme Court Rules the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 Bars State-Law Design-Defect Claims Against Vaccine Manufacturers
Feb 22, 2011 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 39
Feb 09, 2011 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 37
Feb 03, 2011 Pesticides Alert: Reckitt Benckiser Wins Battle With EPA
Feb 02, 2011 Proposition 64 Alert: Labels Matter! Consumers Can Sue Manufacturers Over Misleading Claims
Feb 01, 2011 Litigation Alert: Eighth Circuit Finds Adulterated Drug Claims Are Not Preempted
Jan 31, 2011 Litigation Alert: Ninth Circuit Rules State Law Failure-To-Warn Claims Against Manufacturers of Generic Drugs Not Preempted by Federal Law
Jan 29, 2011 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 36
Jan 20, 2011 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 34
Jan 03, 2011 Keller and Heckman LLP Elects Two New Partners and Brings on Two New Counsel for 2011
Dec 17, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 33
Dec 07, 2010 Keller and Heckman Provides Comments on European Commission's Proposed Definition of Nanotechnology
Dec 06, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 32
Nov 24, 2010 Litigation Alert: Amendments to Rule 26 To Take Effect December 1, 2010 – Will Limit Expert Witness Disclosures
Nov 24, 2010 Client Alert: California Broadens, Then Narrows, Scope of Proposed Green Chemistry Initiative Regulations
Nov 12, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 31
Nov 09, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 30
Nov 01, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 29
Oct 28, 2010 Client Alert: Supreme Court To Address Exercise of Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Companies
Oct 25, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 28
Oct 12, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 27
Oct 08, 2010 European Union Court of Justice Confirms That Legal Professional Privilege Does Not Protect Internal Company Communications With In-House Lawyers
Oct 03, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 26
Aug 09, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 22
Aug 06, 2010 Nanotechnology Defined
Jul 29, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 19
Jul 28, 2010 Client Alert: Whistleblower Advocates Celebrate Signing of The Dodd-Frank Act
Jul 27, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 21
Jul 26, 2010 Client Alert: The Attorney-Client Privilege and Former Employees
Jul 13, 2010 Advocate General of the European Union Court of Justice: Internal Company Communications With An In-house Lawyer Remain Unprotected By The Legal Professional Privilege
Jul 13, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 20
Jun 28, 2010 Litigation Alert: Seventh Circuit Holds that Federal Jurisdiction under CAFA is Determined Exclusively At the Time of Removal
Jun 18, 2010 Litigation Alert: Court Explains the Circumstances in Which an Employer May Invoke the Attorney-Client Privilege When Communications are Neither Authored By Nor Addressed To Counsel
Jun 11, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 18
Jun 09, 2010 Litigation Alert: California Appeals Court Limits Discovery Prior to Filing a Forum Non-Conveniens Motion
Jun 03, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 17
May 24, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 16
May 14, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 15
Jan 22, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 6
Jan 19, 2010 Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 5
Dec 02, 2009 Litigation Alert: Industry-Funded Government Ads Are Immune From First Amendment "Forced Speech" Attack
Dec 01, 2009 Client Alert: Treaty of Lisbon Enters Into Force 01 December 2009
Nov 24, 2009 Litigation Alert: California Enforces $6.5 Million Dollar Chinese Judgment
Sep 11, 2009 Litigation Alert: No Business Dealings in US? You Can End Up in US Federal Courts
Sep 03, 2009 Litigation Update: Challenge to Proposition 65 Proposed Labor Code Listings
Jul 08, 2009 Litigation Alert: Arbitrators May Order the Loser to Pay Attorney's and Arbitrator's Fees Upon a Finding of Bad Faith Even When the Contract Invokes The American Rule
Jun 15, 2009 Litigation Alert: California Court of Appeal Holds That a Foreign Manufacturer Can Be Sued in California By Serving Process on an American Subsidiary
Jun 08, 2009 Litigation Alert: FEMA and Formaldehyde Exposure: Federal Law Preempts State Tort And Failure To Warn Claims
Jan 23, 2009 Supreme Court Grants Cert on Burden of Proof in ADEA Cases
Feb 27, 2008 FDA Preemption Alert - New Product Liability Cases Focus on FDA's Mission
Nov 01, 2007 The China Syndrome - Will the U.S. Legal System Deal with Tainted Chinese Imports or Meltdown?
Jun 14, 2007 Advertising and Promotion Law Alert - Spooky Case Yields Sweeping First Amendment Decision
Jun 01, 2007 Advertising and Promotion Law Alert - Ad Challenge Options: A Generalized Comparison for Competitors
May 17, 2007 EPA-DOJ "Global Settlement" Approach to Civil and Criminal Liability
May 15, 2007 Advertising and Promotion Law Alert - Splenda Case Judge Decides Consumer Survey Extravaganza
May 03, 2007 Advertising and Promotion Alert - KFC Trans Fat Case Illustrates Importance of Proving Injury
May 01, 2007 Advertising and Promotion Law Alert - Decency Act Immunity for Viral Ad Sponsor Denied Pending Discovery
May 01, 2007 Expert Testimony in the Silica Cases: The Fallacy of Scientific Objectivity - Some Observations
Apr 25, 2007 Advertising and Promotion Alert - False Advertising Suits Falling Prey to "Commercial" Limitations
Mar 21, 2007 Sweeteners War Provokes Judicial Pre-Trial Tutorial
Sep 15, 2006 Preventing Problems and Going to Court When Prevention Isn't Enough
Jul 26, 2006 The Revised EU General Product Safety Directive ("GPSD") and the EU Product Liability Directive: Considerations for Global Consumer Product Manufacturers
Mar 13, 2006 This is Absolutely the Very Best Thing Ever Written Anywhere by Anyone
Jun 01, 2005 Making Puffery Determinations in Lanham Act False Advertising Cases: Surveys, Dictionaries, Judicial Edicts and Materiality Tests
Sep 01, 2004 Be Prepared for E-Discovery
May 01, 2004 Materiality and Puffing in Lanham Act False Advertising Cases: The Proofs, Presumptions, and Pretexts
Oct 15, 2003 DEA Establishes a Zero Threshold for Gamma Butyrolactone (GBL)
Apr 03, 2003 Litigation Alert April 4, 2003
Know Your Position on Hotel and Conference Attrition
Mar 20, 2003 Litigation Alert March 20, 2003
CCA-Treated Wood - Potential Litigation
Dec 01, 2002 Using (and not using) the Hearsay Rules to Admit and Exclude Surveys in Lanham Act False Advertising and Trademark Cases. Published in The Trademark Reporter at 92 TMR 1305 (November/December 2002)
Nov 14, 2002 Louisiana Supreme Court Rules that Punitive Damages are not Available in Toxic Tort Conspiracies
Sep 03, 2002 Using Daubert-Kumho Gatekeeping to Admit and Exclude Surveys in Lanham Act Advertising and Trademark Cases
Jul 01, 2002 Toxic Mold
Apr 08, 2002 Depositions: Key Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Feb 01, 2002 Litigation Advisory February 2002
Jan 25, 2002 Protecting Trade Secrets
Jan 25, 2002 Drafting and Litigating Non-Compete Agreements
Dec 18, 2001 DEA Proposes Exemption for Large Transactions in Gamma Butyrolactone (GBL)
Jul 02, 2001 Federal Regulations Affecting Gamma Butyrolactone (GBL)
Jun 19, 2001 Arbitration Hot Topic At Supreme Court
Jan 29, 2001 EPA Must Apply Best Available Science
Feb 14, 2000 FTC/DOC Announce Workshop on Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Transactions in the Borderless Online Marketplace
Jan 28, 2000 The New ICANN Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy: Another Weapon Against Cybersquatters
Jan 24, 2000 The Dangers and Opportunities of E-Discovery
Dec 03, 1998 Alternate Dispute Resolution Act Now the Law of the Land
Aug 11, 1998 Medical Device/Component Liability and Tort Reform
Jul 10, 1998 Supreme Court Clarifies Test for Parent Corporation Liability under Superfund
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