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Intellectual Property – Lanham Act – Defamation – Baby Formula (access required)

In this Lanham Act suit between two companies that manufacture baby formula, a Richmond U.S. District Court grants Mead Johnson summary judgment on PBM’s commercial disparagement claim, as Virginia law does not recognize a cause of action for deceptive trade practices, such as false advertising. But the court denies summary judgment to Mead Johnson on PBM’s ...