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HTMLNo Quorum at Senate Nominations Hearing for CPSC’s Adler; Three CPSC Nominees Now Waiting for Committee Action
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2014, previously published on June 12, 2014
The CPSC’s Acting Chairman, Robert (Bob) Adler, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation for his confirmation hearing this week along with four other nominees for various positions within the federal government. Acting Chairman Adler was renominated...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court: Pom’s Mislabeling Suit Against Coke Not Precluded by FDA Regulations
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2014, previously published on June 13, 2014
Yesterday the Supreme Court ruled, 8-0, that Pom Wonderful LLC could pursue mislabeling claims under the federal Lanham Act against the Coca-Cola Company, even though the label at issue complied with FDA labeling regulations. The decision reversed the Ninth Circuit’s 2012 ruling that the...

 

HTMLBuzzsaw or SawStop: Are You Prepared to Avoid Antitrust Liability in the Product Safety Arena?
Helen J. Kim, Charles A. Samuels; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2014, previously published on June 17, 2014
In most respects, trade associations are pro-competitive organizations: they join together competitors to advance worthwhile goals and to learn from one another. Their societal value is why they are recognized as non-profits. Many trade association activities, in particular safety standard-setting...

 

HTMLPresident Obama to Sign Executive Order Prohibiting Federal Contractors From Discriminating Against LGBT Employees
Jillian M. Collins; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2014, previously published on June 17, 2014
White House officials reported today that President Obama intends to sign an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The order would protect up to 16 million employees working for employers...

 

HTMLConnecticut Employer Alert: Changes to Paid Sick Leave Requirements Effective January 1, 2015
Erin Cornell Horton; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy recently signed a new law that amends Connecticut’s Paid Sick Leave Statute. Connecticut was the first state to mandate paid sick leave policies for service workers back in January 2012. The new bill, which goes into effect on January 1, 2015, aims to...

 

HTMLOSPs: Are You Sure You Are Safely Within the DMCA Safe Harbor?
Susan Neuberger Weller; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2014, previously published on June 17, 2014
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), signed into law October 28, 1998, added Section 512 to the US Copyright Act limiting the liability of online service providers for copyright infringement. Basically, the law exempts from liability online service providers on whose sites third-party users...

 

HTMLAnother Example of Owner Liability for Unpaid Wages and Liquidated Damages for Employee Misclassification
Jessica W. Catlow; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2014, previously published on June 17, 2014
Do you still think that business owners aren’t responsible for wage and hour law violations? Do you think that a court will only award liquidated damages where the violation is wilful? Think again. Following an investigation into certain residential treatment facilities for the elderly,...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Allows Pom Wonderful to Pursue Lanham Act Claims against Coca-Cola
Susan Neuberger Weller; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2014, previously published on June 12, 2014
Further to our April 23 post on the Pom Wonderful-Coca-Cola U.S. Supreme Court case, the Court on Thursday June 12 issued an unanimous decision (with Justice Breyer taking no part in the consideration or decision of the case) reversing the Ninth Circuit and holding that competitors may bring Lanham...

 

HTMLHershey Is Not So Sweet on Maryland Senator’s HERSHEY Campaign Logo
Susan Neuberger Weller; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2014, previously published on June 10, 2014
When you think of The Hershey Company, you think of delicious chocolate candy bars, chocolate kisses, and a fabulous amusement park in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The company’s brown candy bar wrappers with the HERSHEY’S trademark prominently displayed on the front have been in use since, at...

 

HTMLAs Sunshine Act Reporting Deadline Looms, CMS Issues Additional Guidance
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 18, 2014, previously published on June 11, 2014
With the June 30 deadline for Phase 2 Sunshine Act reports by pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers (“Applicable Manufacturers”) and group purchasing organizations (“GPOs’) quickly approaching, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) has...

 


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