Tag Archives: Standing

Neighboring farmers have Lanham Act standing where false ads allegedly prompted pesticide use

In re Dicamba Herbicides Litig., MDL No. 2820, 2019 WL 460500 (E.D. Mo. Feb. 6, 2019)Plaintiffs, twenty-one soybean farmers from eight states (Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Tennessee), alleged that their soybean crops were damaged by … Continue reading

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"Consumer Watchdog" case cited in Momenta case on standing

Momenta argues that since the purpose of the AmericaInvents Act is to provide an alternative to district court litigation, appeal should be available from the PTAB as itwould be available from a district court decision. Momentastates that the estoppel provision … Continue reading

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Government Service Delivery in the Digital Age: My Appearance Before the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Ethics and Privacy

Last week, I appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics as part of its study on government services and privacy. The discussion touched on a wide range of issues, including outdated privacy … Continue reading

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District Court Dismisses Maryland's Obamacare Case Against the Feds for Lack of Standing

Judge Ellen Lipton Hollander (D. Md.) dismissed Maryland's case against the federal government for a declaration as to the constitutionality and enforceability of the Affordable Care Act and an injunction to get the government to enforce it. Judge Hollander concluded… … Continue reading

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No Standing, No Settlement?

In a recent decision, the Eighth Circuit weighed in on the requirement that federal courts assess Article III standing before approving a settlement agreement. In the case at issue, plaintiff filed a putative class action for purported violations of the … Continue reading

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