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Free Download: Keller & Heckman Pesticides Alert: Reckitt Benckiser Wins Battle With EPA
Posted on 11 Feb 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On January 28, 2011, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that Congress did not intend to give the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the authority under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide... Read More

Free Download: Keller & Heckman Litigation Alert: Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 37
Posted on 11 Feb 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

The American Bar Association's Private Advertising Litigation Committee (PAL) has published a summary of recent advertising law decisions and filings. Associate Hesham Sharawy contributed to the "PAL Recent Litigation Developments" report... Read More

Free Download: Keller & Heckman Litigation Alert: 9th Circuit Rules State Law Failure-To-Warn Claims Against Manufacturers Of Generic Drugs Not Preempted By Federal Law
Posted on 2 Feb 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On January 24, 2010, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals joined the Fifth and Eighth Circuits, in extending the Supreme Court's decision in Wyeth v. Levine to state law failure-to-warn claims against makers of generic drugs. The Ninth Circuit held... Read More

Keller & Heckman Alert: Supreme Court Rules On Exercise Of Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Companies
Posted on 12 Jul 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On June 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of the United States issued opinions in Goodyear Luxembourg Tires v. Brown , 564 U.S. ___ [1] , [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ] and... Read More

Free Download: Keller & Heckman Litigation Alert: 8th Circuit Finds Adulterated Drug Claims Not Preempted
Posted on 3 Feb 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

Consumers can sue a drug company for selling a drug that was not manufactured pursuant to good manufacturing practices (GMP) and was, thus, "adulterated" under the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA). Such claims are not preempted by federal... Read More