Finger on the Pulse: From Our Blogroll and Beyond

  • Fascinating and troubling fight emerges between two corporate law firms over one firm’s representation of a state attorney general in suit vs. corporate defendant (Alison Frankel’s On the Case)
  • Are claims of copyright abuse online exaggerated? (Copyhype)
  • U.S. DOJ ramps up criminal prosecutions of companies accused of violating environmental laws’ recordkeeping requirements (Corruption, Crime & Compliance)
  • Minnesota high court says attorney general can prevent copycat plaintiffs’ suits when defendant settles consumer protection charges with state (Drug & Device Law)
  • Before going through with his proposed ban on certain portion sizes of beverages, NYC Mayor Bloomberg should read this study about limiting varieties of food (Reuters, h/t FDA_Track®)
  • SoBe drink makers win dismissal of another “all-natural” consumer fraud class action suit (Mass Tort Defense)
  • Plaintiffs in state court suit alleging hydraulic fracturing-related harm fail to prove causation (Product Liability Monitor)
  • What does it mean when one of the brightest appeals court judges on the federal bench appoints an independent expert in a patent case (Truth on the Market)

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