Federal Judge in California Denies Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss in Consumer Class Action Over Weight Prevention Claims

By | Food Litigation News | July 21, 2016

Bailey et al v. Kind, LLC, No. 8:16-cv-168 (C.D. Cal.):  The Court denied Defendant’s motion to dismiss this putative class action asserting violations of California and New York’s consumer protection statutes, as well as claims of fraud, negligent misrepresentation, unjust enrichment, and breach of the express and implied warranty of merchantability.  

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The Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act Vs. the California Uniform Trade Secrets Act

Although some version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (“UTSA”) has widely been adopted by most states, including California, variations among the versions and related judicial interpretation has led to uncertainty—particularly in today’s interstate economy where trade secrets and misappropriation easily may cross multiple states.

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