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Keller & Heckman LLP: Federal Court Finds Personal Jurisdiction over Swedish Parent Corporation
Posted on 9 Jun 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On May 25 th , the Northern District of Ohio's Judge Nugent held that the plaintiff in a medical device product liability case had demonstrated a sufficient jurisdictional basis to proceed against the Swedish parent corporation that manufactured and... Read More

Keller & Heckman LLP: Washington Issues Green Chemistry Alternatives Assessment Guidance
Posted on 7 Jun 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

The August, 2012 deadline for the largest companies to report on the presence of listed chemicals in children's products under Washington State's "Green Chemistry" initiative is edging closer. In the meantime, the state is leading the... Read More

Keller & Heckman LLP: Western Sugar v. ADM: Member Liability for Association Action
Posted on 24 Aug 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

Trade associations allow members to create a collective voice, advocating or promoting policies that benefit their industry. Associations and members must be careful because, under certain circumstances, individual members may be held liable for statements... Read More

Keller & Heckman LLP: Awarding Attorney's Fees In 'Exceptional' Lanham Act Cases: A 'Jumble' Of 'Murky' Law
Posted on 18 Jun 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

Richard Leighton's article titled "Awarding Attorney's Fees in 'Exceptional' Lanham Act Cases: A 'Jumble' of 'Murky' Law," is scheduled to appear in the next edition of the prestigious Trademark Reporter. This... Read More

Keller & Heckman LLP: Now on Japanese Food Packaging Regulations Update; Commentary on Proposed FCN User Fees in U.S.
Posted on 8 Jun 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

With an efficient food distribution system in Japan, and emphasis on food safety and quality of packaging, Japan continues to be an attractive market for exporters of food products and food packaging materials. A new article on, The Regulations... Read More