Retail & E-Commerce

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Latest News in Retail & E-Commerce

  • June 28, 2017

    Vogue Publisher Sues Over 'Legend Vogue' Jewelry

    The owner of Vogue magazine has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit seeking to block a Taiwanese company from selling a “Legend Vogue” line of jewelry in the United States, saying the company’s use of Vogue’s trademark is likely to deceive consumers as to the origin of its goods.

  • June 28, 2017

    The Road To Standardizing Food Safety And Quality Dates

    A lack of clear federal regulatory guidance on the quality and safety of food is one primary reason food waste is such a chronic problem in the U.S. Another is fear of liability. But potential solutions exist, both in the form of proposed legislative reform and current legislation, as well as voluntary standards developed by the food industry, says Michael Cromwell of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP.

  • June 28, 2017

    11th Circ. Backs RJ Reynolds Win In Age Discrimination Suit

    An Eleventh Circuit panel on Tuesday backed the dismissal of an R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. job applicant's age discrimination suit against the company, rejecting the Georgia man’s argument that his disparate treatment claim was timely.

  • June 28, 2017

    Leegin's 10-Year Checkup: No Big Changes In The Marketplace

    The experience of the past decade simply has not borne out the U.S. Supreme Court dissent’s prediction that Leegin “will likely raise the price of goods at retail” and “create considerable legal turbulence as lower courts seek to develop workable principles,” says Michael Lockerby, co-leader of Foley & Lardner LLP's distribution and franchise practice group.

  • June 28, 2017

    How Discovery Has Changed Under New Federal Rules

    In December 2015, an amendment to Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure was implemented with the intent of putting reasonable limits on civil discovery. The many subsequent cases that have applied the amended rules provide guideposts for litigants and practitioners, say Brandee Kowalzyk and Christopher Polston of Nelson Mullins LLP.

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