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By Stephen J. McConnell
Today is John Winston Lennon's birthday. He would have turned 79 on this date but for a truly crazed assassin. Imagine stalking someone because of Catcher in the Rye!
By Jason Gordon, Erika N. Auger
Last month, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") announced a $1.76 million settlement with Truly Organic, Inc. and its CEO over allegations that the company's personal care products advertised
By Cindy Schmitt Minniti, Mark S. Goldstein, Leora Grushka
New York City's Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) is one of the broadest anti-discrimination statutes in the country.
By Lori Armstrong Halber, Gavin T. Carpenter
On October 8, 2019, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in three landmark LGBTQ+ rights cases, which could broaden protections for the LGBTQ+ community
By Rachael Pontikes, Emily Hussey, Kelly Kearney
On October 2, 2019, the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it awarded a cooperative agreement grant to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)
By Kimberly J. Gold, Jacqueline Lefebvre
New York Attorney General (AG) Letitia James has sued Dunkin' Brands, Inc. (franchisor of Dunkin' Donuts)
By James Beck
This post is a follow-up of sorts to our "Stupid Expert Tricks" post. That post dealt with dodgy games that our opponents' experts play.
By Cindy Schmitt Minniti, Mark S. Goldstein, Leora Grushka
For decades, the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) has provided protections against discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of an individual's
By Michelle Yeary
Did you ever read something and think – I couldn't have said it better myself. Sometimes we read opinions that give us just that feeling.
By Gerard Stegmaier, Christopher Brennan, Michelle Mantine, Gregory D. Vose
Ninth Circuit declares that selectively banning potential competitors from accessing and using public data "may well be considered unfair competition under California law."
By Kimberly J. Gold, Jacqueline Lefebvre
In a continued pursuit for cybersecurity compliance, New York Attorney General (AG) Letitia James has sued Dunkin' Brands, Inc. (franchisor of Dunkin' Donuts) over two data breaches in 2015 and 2018
By James Beck
Today's guest post is by Reed Smith‘s Jenn Eppensteiner. In it she discusses a recurring theme on the Blog – claimed product "defects" arising from nothing more than the failure of an implanted ...
By Kimberly J. Gold, James F Hennessy
Californians may have a new privacy initiative on their November 2020 ballot after the California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act of 2020 (CPREA)
By Stephen J. McConnell
The defense has done a good job of preventing class certification of drug and device mass torts. Individual issues of usage, causation, reliance, injury, etc. predominate over alleged common issues.
By Michele G. Gehrke, Nat Ochoa
The California Legislature has recently passed a new bill to expand the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) to flight deck and cabin crew employees...
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