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14 Jul 2015, 10:44 am by Marty Stern
Wylie and Samuel Castic On Friday, July 10, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission issued its much-anticipated Declaratory Ruling and Order clarifying numerous aspects of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. [read post]
8 Jul 2015, 8:31 am by Katharyn Grant (US)
Smith Kline & French Laboratories, 207 F.2d 190 (9th Cir. 1953) (upholding protection for heart-shaped orange and pink tablets). they have also denied such protection when they found those same physical attributes served another useful purpose, such as making the products more palatable and digestible, see e.g. [read post]
6 Jul 2015, 10:06 pm by Law Library
Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Winter2015, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p203-218, 16p SPECIAL PROTECTION FOR CLEANERS: A CASE OF JUSTIFIED SELECTIVITY? [read post]
30 Jun 2015, 2:54 pm
Way, way back in December of last year the Kats hosted a guest blogpost from Thomas Dubuisson, "Oracle v Google: are certain elements of the Java platform entitled to copyright protection? [read post]
14 Jun 2015, 9:30 pm by Omri Ben-Shahar
Under the Dodd-Frank Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) tried to simplify these overloaded disclosures. [read post]
11 Jun 2015, 10:38 am by admin
Increasing international cooperation: The Bureau increasingly cooperates with its enforcement and competition policy partners in other jurisdictions (e.g., OECD, International Consumer Protection and Enforcement Network (ICPEN), U.S. [read post]
11 Jun 2015, 7:52 am by Peter Lehner
Consumers also have a vital role to play in shifting to a more climate-friendly food system. [read post]
3 Jun 2015, 12:57 pm by cmclau02
Nitrogen can cause algal blooms that not only can be toxic, but also consume a lot of oxygen during decomposition, which kills the fish. [read post]
2 Jun 2015, 3:06 am by Law Library
Cornell Law Review, 2015, Vol. 100 Issue 2, p463-492, 30p HIJACKED CONSENT: DEBT COLLECTION AND THE TELEPHONE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT. [read post]
5 May 2015, 6:00 pm by Colin O'Keefe
Over on LXBN, Zosha writes on Madison’s peculiar new law protecting atheists from religious discrimination. [read post]
20 Mar 2015, 9:33 am by Eric Mills and Joshua Davey
Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its 728-page report on the use of arbitration clauses in consumer financial products and services contracts. [read post]
17 Mar 2015, 2:11 pm by Patti Waller
After digestion, the fragments are separated electrophoretically by size on an agarose gel, thus creating an array of bands known as the “fingerprint. [read post]
12 Mar 2015, 3:43 pm by Nasreen Hosein
However, CDT is pleased to see the explicit reference to free expression and consumer protection as factors to guide the Commission’s inquiry in particular cases. [read post]
12 Mar 2015, 2:24 pm
While it will take some time to digest the 313-page decision (though the new rules only total eight pages), here is a brief summary of the highlights:No Blocking. [read post]
10 Mar 2015, 1:19 am by Deepak Gupta
In the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, Congress went further and prohibited the inclusion of arbitration clauses in most residential mortgage contracts. [read post]
6 Mar 2015, 7:05 am by Robert Kraft
The New York Times (10/17, Abrams, Subscription Publication, 9.9M) reported, the Consumer Product Safety Commission decided not to recall the Fitbit Flex if it is made safer for consumers. [read post]
27 Feb 2015, 2:00 am by Kit Kennedy
The order also calls for strong consumer protections and measures to ensure that low- to moderate-income consumers--including those in affordable multifamily housing--have access to clean energy, such as energy efficiency programs, that can reduce their carbon footprints and lower their bills simultaneously. [read post]
24 Feb 2015, 10:43 am
“Some consumer advocates are also calling for greater disclosure to patients of the increased risks for infection before undergoing these procedures. [read post]
6 Feb 2015, 6:40 am by The Pittman Firm, P.A.
At the Pittman Firm, we are dedicated to fighting to protect consumers who use dietary and sports supplements. [read post]
28 Jan 2015, 6:54 am by Adam Thierer
Let’s be clear: It would be hard to craft a law that grants an agency more comprehensive and open-ended consumer protection authority than Section 5. [read post]