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Regulation of food, drug, cosmetic and medical device products; Advertising; Intellectual Property and Biotechnology.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
FDA Announces Major Revisions to the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels
Melvin S. Drozen,Leslie T. Krasny,Eric S.C. Lindstrom,Richard F. Mann,Frederick A. Stearns, March 5, 2014
Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of three proposed rules that would revise the Nutrition Facts label requirements. These proposals will be published in the Federal Register on Monday, March 3.
N.J. District Court Refuses to Dismiss False Advertising Suit
Arthur S. Garrett,Robert S. Niemann,Jacquelyn L. Thompson, July 10, 2013
On June 12, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey denied Tropicana’s motion to dismiss a false advertising suit. In Lynch v. Tropicana Products, Inc., the plaintiffs alleged that the juice’s label falsely claimed that its modified...
Government Agencies Cannot Amend Their Rules Through Litigation Settlements
Douglas J. Behr,Arthur S. Garrett,Robert S. Niemann,Jacquelyn L. Thompson, May 23, 2013
A federal appellate court recently ruled that government agencies cannot change agency rules through litigation settlements, thereby avoiding notice and comment rulemaking. The court's decision, if followed by other courts, will limit government agencies' flexibility in settling legal challenges to...
Year Established: 1962