Alaska files lawsuit against chemical compound manufacturers

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The State of Alaska sued over thirty chemical compound manufacturers Wednesday after it was discovered that the state’s groundwater was being contaminated by toxic chemicals.

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London Company is Manufacturing Fully Biodegradable Plastics

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Polymateria has developed an environmentally friendly plastics option.

“Manufactured Finality in Arbitration Appeals: The Ninth Circuit held that plaintiffs can no longer voluntarily dismiss their claims and manufacture finality after a district court orders arbitration.”

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Manufactured Finality in Arbitration Appeals: The Ninth Circuit held that plaintiffs can no longer voluntarily dismiss their claims and manufacture finality after a district court orders arbitration.” ” Bryan Lammon has this post at his “final decisions” blog

What is an Article of Manufacture for Design Patent Law?

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USPTO is seeking public comment on the meaning of an “article of manufacture” as used in 35 U.S.C. 171(a): Whoever invents any new, original and ornamental design for an article of manufacture may obtain a patent therefor, subject to the conditions and requirements of this title. The Federal Circuit’s recent decision in Curver Luxembourg refocused attention on the importance of the particular article of manufacture in the design patenting process.

Manufacturer has no duty to warn regarding products it did not make, sell or distribute.

Day on Torts

Plaintiff brought this products liability claim against numerous defendants, including several industrial equipment manufacturers who made and sold equipment used by the deceased husband at his job.

Opioid Drug Makers Made Large Donations to Nonprofits

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Report finds opioid manufacturers donated to pro-drug nonprofits in order to increase sales.

How to Make Money with 3D Printers

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Business 3D modeling 3D Printers additive manufacturing resin three dimensional printingThere is no better time to earn cash with your 3D printer machine.

HHS Won’t Enforce Surprise Sanitizer Fee

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News & Politics brewery Brian Harrison cares act civic responsibility coronavirus Distillery drug manufacturers FDA fees hand sanitizer HHS pandemic sanitizer small business

How to Build a Gun Club: A Guide to Organizing and Starting Your Own Local Gun Club

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Civil Rights firearms second amendment Gun gun dealers Gun Law gun laws gun manufacturers gun ownership gun ranges gun safety history of second amendment second amendment second amendment rightsSaying “start a gun club” is only a good idea – it’s not practical advice.

Conquer Process Improvement With These 9 Lean Six Sigma Tools

TheProcessStreet

The principle of lean Six Sigma is simple: it combines the waste reduction and workflow efficiency of lean manufacturing with the defect-elimination process of Six Sigma. “Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.” – Peter Drucker.

Logistics & Inventory Management: How To Do it With a “No-Contact” Policy

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Because raw materials and manufactured goods have been prevented from reaching ports, the demand for raw materials has dropped drastically. Keep your options by having multiple logistics companies, manufacturers, or carriers on board. This is a guest post by Reese McKnight.

$15 Million Verdict Against IVF Cryopreservation Tank Maker Is Big News

AboveTheLaw

This verdict will seriously concern tank manufacturers and fertility clinics alike. Family Law Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Ellen Trachman

California Cannabis Supply Chain Contracts: Recalls

HarrisBricken

California’s cannabis regime is set up to separate every point in the supply chain into different license types: cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, testing and retail sales, to name a few.

Grammar Giggle – Easy To Assemble, But Difficult To Read

ProofThatBlog

I assume the manufacturer’s first language is not English, but instructions on something you are selling in the United States are kind of important and they should take more care with translations. A friend sent me these assembly instructions for a desk she purchased.

Can You Sue for Injuries if You Were Hit by a Self-Driving Car?

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That’s because the manufacturing companies and rideshares have been overly willing to settle these cases outside of court. As of now, very little information is known about what monetary judgements courts will typically reward.

Not All CBD Topicals Are Treated Equal

HarrisBricken

Instead, the FDA relies on consumer complaints to monitor this self-policed industry – for example, recalls of cosmetics are voluntary actions taken by manufacturers or distributors.

Grammar Giggle – Back Legs Only

ProofThatBlog

But in today’s litigious society, sometimes manufacturers do put what looks like ridiculous information on packaging to cover all of their bases. This picture is an example of too much information.

Cannabis Toll Processing Agreements

HarrisBricken

In a variety of ways, including intellectual property licensing and contract manufacturing ; but today I focus on the specific basics of toll processing agreements. These days in cannabis, we see lots of toll processing agreements between licensees.

FCC Approves Vehicle Sensors to Help Prevent ‘Hot Car’ Deaths

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The FCC recently announced it will begin to grant waivers to allow equipment manufacturers and automakers to install technology that can help prevent hot car deaths.

Recent Developments in the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program

FDA Law Blog

One of these amendments was a poorly thought-out rule that, if implemented, will render virtually unusable the current best price exclusion for manufacturer patient savings programs in the form of coupons, patient rebates/refunds, copay assistance, vouchers, and free drug programs.

Democratic Senators urge Biden to support temporary WTO waiver of IP rights for COVID-19 vaccines

JURIST

The letter, delivered Thursday, claims that granting the temporary patent waiver would allow for countries to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines locally and increase vaccination rates in poorer nations, as well as increase the supply of vaccines overall.

Developments in State Prescription Drug Price Transparency Laws

FDA Law Blog

Schlanger — While federal efforts to address prescription drug prices are debated, states have continued to pursue their own measures that require drug manufacturers and other entities in the drug supply chain to disclose information about pricing. By Serra J.

DEA Hit With ANOTHER Lawsuit From Scientists Seeking to Research Cannabis

HarrisBricken

On December 3, 2020, MAPS (the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies) issued a press release regarding a lawsuit filed against the DEA and the Attorney General to “compel issuance of licenses to manufacture marijuana for clinical trials and potential FDA approval.”

California Tries Again with CBD

HarrisBricken

CBD product manufacturers will be prohibited from making untrue health-related statements with respect to their products. This means that ensuring that hemp comes from a lawful source will be critical for hemp product manufacturers.

European Union: Is Astrazeneca Obliged To Supply The EU With Sufficient Covid-19 Vaccines? - Altius

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The EU-AstraZeneca agreement imposes a "best reasonable efforts" obligation on AstraZeneca to manufacture and deliver its Covid-19 vaccine doses to the EU

Business Spotlight – Parkdale Mills | iHire

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Founded in 1916, Parkdale Mills is the world’s leading manufacturer of spun yarns. Learn more about this great place to work in iHire’s Business Spotlight

How to Save Yourself from a Car Warranty Scam

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If you go for a manufacturer's warranty, an extended third-party warranty, or no warranty at all, make sure you scan the fine print and do your homework before purchasing.

The Benefits of Hiring a Truck Accident Attorney

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That is because the truck accidents include various parties, such as the truck driver, truck contractor, trucking organization, insurance company, and the truck manufacturer. . Deciding liability in truck accidents is complicated as compared to auto accidents.

Selling cars in a forum state “relates to” a claim involving a car sold elsewhere

SCOTUSBlog

Although the cars involved were manufactured. A unanimous Supreme Court in Ford Motor Co. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court (consolidated with Ford Motor Co. Bandemer) held Thursday that Ford is subject to products-liability suits in Montana and Minnesota arising from car accidents there.

Pfizer, BioNTech Seek Full FDA Approval Of COVID-19 Vaccine

AboveTheLaw

The application comes amid calls for all vaccine companies to waive patent protections on these products so that others will be able to manufacture them. The messenger RNA vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been formally submitted for FDA approval.

Are Psilocybin Spore Kits Legal?

HarrisBricken

Well, the CSA prohibits the knowing or intentional “manufacture” of a controlled substance. The CSA defines “Manufacture” to include “production”, which in turn is defined to include “cultivation, growing, or harvesting of a controlled substance.”

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Cannabis Securities Litigation: Proceed with Caution Before Investing in International Cannabis

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Along with a robust cannabis practice, our law firm works with businesses around the globe on legal matters involving dispute resolution, customs, trade, employment, foreign direct investment, manufacturing, technology, intellectual property, and entertainment.

A Plaintiff’s Introduction to Product Liability Claims

LegalReader

Whenever a product is out for sale, it is the responsibility of the manufacturer and the brand to disclose all the hazards, warnings, risks, and disclaimers related to the product.

FDA Announces Urgent Recall for Taco Products That Might be Contaminated with Listeria

LegalReader

Earlier this week, the Food & Drug Administration announced a recall for certain taco products manufactured in St. Paul, Minnesota that might be contaminated with listeria.

EU Adds CBD to Its List of Legal Cosmetic Ingredients

HarrisBricken

To further complicate things, each country imposes its own sets of manufacturing, labeling and marketing requirements.

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Medical Cannabis is Fully Legal in Mexico: Now What?

HarrisBricken

In our last post , we alerted you on the publication of the new Regulations on Sanitary Control for the Production, Research and Medical Use of Cannabis and Its Pharmacological Derivatives (the “Medical Regulations”).

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