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LexisNexis Names Larry Bodine Editor-In-Chief Of Lawyers.com, Martindale.com
Posted on 13 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Bodine to Oversee Content on Premier Online Legal Destinations for Consumers and Lawyers NEW YORK - LexisNexis ( www.lexisnexis.com ), a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, has announced that Larry Bodine, Web and marketing... Read More

The Emergence Of Knowledge Analysis: Change And Knowledge Management In Large Law Firms: Free Download
Posted on 28 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Ronald W. Staudt , Professor of Law and Associate Vice President for Law, Business and Technology at Chicago-Kent College of Law Meet knowledge management's new internal customers: Finders, Minders and Grinders. Knowledge management ("KM"... Read More

Novartis To Pay $422.5M In Marketing, Kickbacks Case
Posted on 1 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHILADELPHIA - (AP) Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. will pay $422.5 million in penalties for marketing an epilepsy medicine for unapproved uses and for paying kickbacks to doctors to prescribe it and five other drugs, federal officials announced Thursday... Read More

Australia Proposes Tough Cigarette Packaging Rules
Posted on 8 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SYDNEY - (AP) Tobacco companies in Australia will be forced to strip all logos from their cigarette packages and replace them with graphic images such as cancer-riddled mouths and sickly children under legislation unveiled Thursday a move the government... Read More

Lorillard Says It's Not Liable For Smoker's Addiction
Posted on 17 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BOSTON - (AP) A Boston judge delayed ruling Monday on Lorillard Tobacco Co.'s request to reject a lawsuit that accuses the nation's third-largest tobacco company of targeting black youth in its cigarette marketing. Judge Linda Giles of Suffolk... Read More

Government, Big Tobacco In Dispute Over Proposed Ads
Posted on 24 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Justice Department wants the largest cigarette manufacturers to admit that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, forcing the industry to set up and pay for an advertising campaign of self-criticism for past... Read More

Illinois Appeals Court Reinstates $10 Billion ‘Light’ Cigarettes Verdict
Posted on 30 Apr 2014 by Michael Lefkowitz

MOUNT VERNON, Ill. — (Mealey’s) A $10.1 billion consumer fraud verdict stemming from Philip Morris USA Inc.’s marketing of “light” cigarettes was reinstated April 29 by Illinois' Fifth District Appellate Court ( Sharon... Read More

How Can Law Firms See A Return On Their Investment In Social Media?
Posted on 28 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Lawyers use social media. Perhaps the largest group is lawyers who use it to market their firms and themselves. From network marketing on LinkedIn® and Facebook® to content marketing via blogs and YouTube®, lawyers are finding ways... Read More

Bullivant Houser Bailey Business Matters eAlert: California High Court Holds Zip Code Is Personal Identification Information
Posted on 1 Mar 2011 by Daniel T. Rockey

By Daniel T. Rockey, Of Counsel, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC On February 10, 2011, the California Supreme Court unanimously held that retailers who ask for a customer's zip code in connection with credit card transactions violate the Song-Beverly... Read More

South Carolina Judge: $327 Million Penalty Due For Marketing Of Risperdal
Posted on 6 Jun 2011 by Tom Moylan

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - (Mealey's) A South Carolina state court judge on June 3 ordered the Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson to pay $327,073,700 for violating the state's Unfair Trade Practices Act by using... Read More

GlaxoSmithKline To Settle 3 Federal Investigations For $3 Billion
Posted on 4 Nov 2011 by Tom Moylan

LONDON - (Mealey's) GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) has reached an agreement in principal to settle three United States federal criminal and civil investigations for $3 billion, the company said Nov. 3 in a press release on its Web site. GSK said... Read More

Federal Food, Drug, And Cosmetic Act Did Not Preclude Lanham Act Challenge That Asserted That Labeling, Marketing, And Advertising Was Misleading
Posted on 1 Jul 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

On June 12, 2014, the United States Supreme Court decided the case of POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co., 189 L. Ed. 2d 141 (U.S. 2014) . POM Wonderful, LLC (POM) filed its initial action against Coca-Cola asserting that the labeling, marketing, and advertising... Read More

High Court: NFL Licensing Conduct Constitutes Concerted Action
Posted on 24 May 2010 by Joan Grossman

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on May 24 unanimously held that conduct by the National Football League, its 32 teams and the clubs’ wholly owned licensing company in granting an exclusive license to Reebok International... Read More