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10 Nov 2014, 12:24 am by Brian Wolfman
As reported earlier on this blog by Steve Gardner, the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) has published the third edition of its Standards and Guidelines for Litigating and Settling Class Actions. [read post]
23 Jul 2009, 9:21 am
by Steve Gardner The Center for Science in the Public Interest filed suit today in the Superior Court of New Jersey in Middlesex County, seeking to compel Denny's to disclose on menus the amount of sodium in each of its meals and to place a notice on its menus warning about high sodium levels. [read post]
10 Apr 2007, 8:32 am
by Steve Gardner As with pornography, judges seem to believe that they know puffery when they see it. [read post]
30 Jan 2013, 11:46 am by Stephen Gardner
By Steve Gardner, Center for Science in the Public Interest My most-excellent colleague at CSPI, Erika Knudsen, wrote a great piece for CSPI's Food Day blog. [read post]
10 Mar 2015, 8:54 am by Steve Gardner
by Steve Gardner My firm, the Stanley Law Group, filed a class action today  against Toyota, Ford, and General Motors because of a defect that allows cars to be hacked and control wrested away from the driver. [read post]
24 Aug 2012, 4:35 am by Brian Wolfman
Co-blogger Steve Gardner is one of the leading lawyers representing consumers who bring those claims. [read post]
16 May 2016, 2:46 pm by Steve Gardner
By Steve Gardner Spoiler alert: The resident is ExxonMobil, which is fighting a subpoena (probably a Civil Investigative Demand) by the AG of the Virgin Islands seeking to find out about Exxon's role in climate change. [read post]
22 Jul 2010, 3:52 pm by Stephen Gardner
by Steve Gardner In June, my organization, the Center for Science in the Public Interest, gave notice to McDonald's that, unless it stopped predating on small children by offering them toys to get them to pester their parents for a Happy Meal, we would bring a state consumer protection lawsuit based on the developmental fact that young kids just don’t understand that an ad or other marketing tool is anything other than helpful advice.  [read post]
28 Dec 2015, 4:32 pm by Anthony McCain
Gene Quinn: USPTO Experiences Catastrophic Failure Of Electronic Patent And Trademark Systems Jacob Gershman: Bluebook Critics Incite Copyright Clash Bill Reid: The Ghost Of Christmas Patents Eriq Gardner: Grumpy Cat Brings Grumpy Lawsuit Over Infringement Of Intellectual Property Apple Signs Peace Deal With Ericsson Steve Brachmann: The Top 10 Patents Issued In 2015 Get a Job doing Patent Law Studebaker & Brackett PC Kennedy Lenart Spraggins LLP Jefferson IP Law Cantor Colburn… [read post]
20 Aug 2008, 9:20 pm
by Steve Gardner Since no one at Public Citizen has posted a comment about the big win yesterday (August 19,2008, for those reading this post from far in the future) in the Third Circuit, I'll do so myself. [read post]
12 Apr 2007, 8:47 am
by Steve Gardner There are absolutely many bad class actions, but I fear that this has resulted more in bad court decisions on good class actions than anything else. [read post]
10 Apr 2015, 10:23 am by Steve Gardner
by Steve Gardner Earlier this week, in Anderson v Hain (highlights added), Judge Edward J. [read post]
27 Oct 2021, 11:52 am by Steve Gardner
by Steve Gardner Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit issued an excellent opinion on the issue of preemption of state law claims for deception involving foods regulated by USDA. [read post]
21 Apr 2009, 1:25 pm
by Steve Gardner Yesterday, the FTC showed significant signs of life, announcing a consent decree against the Kellogg Company for claiming that it had scientific proof that its Frosted Mini-Wheats cereal improved children's attentiveness by 20 percent (!!!). [read post]
30 Jan 2015, 8:04 am by Steve Gardner
by Steve Gardner The DC Circuit just issued its opinion in POM’s appeal of the FTC’s excellent order against POM for some of its marketing practices. [read post]
11 May 2009, 2:45 pm
by Steve Gardner The New York Court of Appeals (top NY court) issued an opinion last week, discussing the effort by a class member to discover internal documents of class counsel, for use in a subsequent class action against class counsel. [read post]
15 Aug 2012, 12:20 pm by Stephen Gardner
By Steve Gardner As litigation director for the Center for Science in the Public Interest, I follow private lawsuits involving deceptive marketing claims for foods. [read post]
5 Mar 2007, 11:35 am
by Steve Gardner   Last Thursday, the Texas Supreme Court drove another nail in the class action coffin. [read post]