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Keller and Heckman LLP Litigation Alert: In the Wake of Nicastro, Illinois Reaffirms Jurisdiction Over Foreign Manufacturer
Posted on 17 Feb 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in J. McIntyre Machinery Ltd. v. Nicastro [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], seemingly limited the power of state courts to exercise specific jurisdiction over a foreign defendant. Nicastro held... Read More

Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 34
Posted on 25 Jan 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

Supreme Court Upholds AT&T's Contract Clause Prohibiting Class-Wide Arbitration
Posted on 13 May 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On April 27, 2011, the United States Supreme Court issued an important decision upholding an arbitration clause barring class-wide arbitration. The decision has important implications for telecommunications and other consumer contracts, including website... Read More

Keller And Heckman LLP: 7th Circuit Affirms Federal Law Barred Non-Identical State Law Food Labeling Requirements
Posted on 15 Nov 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On October 17, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of Turek v. General Mills, Inc. and Kellogg Co. , No. 10-3267, Slip op. (7th Cir. October 17, 2011), by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of... Read More