A minority of courts say that a consumer class action plaintiff has standing to get injunctive relief to prevent false advertising even though – by virtue of bringing the suit – he must know about the alleged deception and can’t be harmed by it a second time.
A recent large survey of corporate counsel showed that the number one worry facing in-house counsel are class actions. In the face of conflicting district court decisions, successfully crafting a class action defense strategy in California can be a challenge. In this Law360 Expert Analysis, two members of Hueston Hennigan’s class action defense practice, Steven Feldman and John Snow, provide a roadmap.
“It was the best foreseeable outcome: The court took the middle road in Commil, issuing a decision that upheld the high standard required for indirect infringement but rejecting the invitation to eliminate indirect infringement altogether.
In reversing San Francisco Giants’ slugger Barry Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction, Hueston Hennigan LLP founding partner Marshall Camp tells Law360 that the Ninth Circuit made key points about prosecutorial discretion that merit close attention. Read more:http://bit.ly/1yWMZfa