Mead Johnson Agent Dropped From Formula Ad Suit

Law360, New York (September 30, 2009, 4:14 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has dismissed Mead Johnson Nutrition Co., a company that produces mailings for the baby formula maker Mead Johnson & Co., from a false advertising suit lodged against it by rival formula maker PBM Products LLC, citing lack of personal jurisdiction.

Judge James R. Spencer of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia wrote in an opinion Monday that MJNC did not have the contacts with Virginia necessary to give the court jurisdiction over the larger company.

The ruling leaves just...
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