Estee Lauder, Mary Kay Seek Appeal In Animal Testing Row

Law360, Chicago (October 16, 2012, 4:12 PM EDT) -- The Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. and Mary Kay Inc. asked a California federal judge on Monday to let them appeal recent decisions in two putative class actions alleging they failed to properly disclose their animal testing practices, saying the rulings put too broad a disclosure duty on manufacturers.

The cosmetic companies want U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney to certify an interlocutory appeal of his Sept. 20 rulings that trimmed fraudulent advertising and misrepresentation claims from the suits but shut also down the companies' motions to...
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