Tag Archives: Doctrine

Surprising or Not: Noerr-Pennington Doctrine Protects Novartis from Two Class Action Antitrust Lawsuits

A defendant accused of violating the antitrust laws has a powerful, well-established defense, if it can prove it, of immunity based on the Noerr–Pennington doctrine.  This doctrine provides a party from immunity from antitrust liability when it petitions the government … Continue reading

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The Public Trust Doctrine as an Anti-Corruption Weapon

As Rick noted a couple of weeks ago, the California Court of Appeal has recently decided that the public trust doctrine applies to groundwater resources — a long overdue holding that flows (so to speak) pretty much directly from the … Continue reading

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Court Discusses Jurisdiction of Distributees and the Doctrine of Laches in Probate Matter

Matter of S. 2017 Slip Op 97446 Decision and Order Continue reading Read more detail on Recent Injury and Accident Law posts –

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Golia on the Calvo Doctrine

Angelo Golia (University of Salerno, Department of Political Science) has posted Counter-Limits Beyond Europe? The Latin American Calvo Doctrine from a Comparative Law Perspective (Annuario di diritto comparato e studi legislativi, Forthcoming) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: Adopting a functional approach, … Continue reading

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court requires survey evidence in consumer protection case, importing Lanham Act doctrine

Hughes v. Ester C Company, — F.Supp.3d —-, 2018 WL 4210139, No. 12-CV-0041 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 4, 2018)Ester-C dietary supplements contain a patented form of vitamin C in the form of calcium ascorbate. Plaintiffs alleged that the advertising for the supplements … Continue reading

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