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California Federal Judge Rejects Apparel Company's Motion to Dismiss "Made in America" Suit Under California Law
Posted on 17 Jul 2015 by Keller and Heckman LLP

A California federal court this month ruled against defendants’ attempt to rely on a federal law requiring U.S.-origin claims on textile fabric products to displace a state statute with more stringent requirements. The ruling allows a class action... Read More

"Made in USA" Jeans Case
Posted on 24 Feb 2015 by Keller and Heckman LLP

A federal court recently ruled that the Federal Trade Commission Act and the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act (TFPIA) do not preempt the California law that prohibits the use of the “Made in U.S.A.” label if any part of a product... Read More

‘Made in the USA’ Claims: California Adds Complications to FTC Standards
Posted on 28 Apr 2015 by GreenbergTraurig

Under current Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines, a product may be advertised as “Made in the USA” if “all or virtually all” of the labor and materials in the product are domestic. While this standard is relatively strict... Read More