Damien Riehl

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Cannabis Companies in Michigan Trade Allegations Over “Breeze” Trademarks

Cannabis company Trucenta Holdings LLC and its fellow Michigan competitor Breeze Smoke LLC have filed cross-claims of trademark infringement and unfair competition over each other’s use of the word “BREEZE” in their cannabis products. The...

Hemp Association Files Brief Contesting DEA Rule on THC Content

On Tuesday, a hemp trade group and hemp retailer filed their appellate brief regarding a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) interim final rule regarding regulation of THC in hemp. The petitioners’ primary arguments are that the...

Crow Tribe Appeals Wyoming Hunting Rights Case to Tenth Circuit

On Monday, the Crow Tribe filed a Tenth Circuit appeal of the Wyoming federal district court’s ruling regarding off-reservation, off-season hunting in the Bighorn National Forest. On appeal, the Crow Tribe points to the U.S....

Sanderson Farms Sued Again Over Proposed Acquisition by Cargill and Continental Grain

On Friday, Sanderson Farms was sued in the Eastern District of New York, alleging violations of the securities laws related to Cargill’s proposed acquisition of Sanderson. This suit follows two other recent, similar securities lawsuits...

Merck and Others Sued for Antitrust Over Cholesterol Drugs and Related Patents

On Wednesday, drug manufacturer Merck & Company, Inc. (and its related companies) and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. were sued in New Jersey federal court over allegations of state and federal antitrust violations and common-law claims, all...

Kellogg Sued in Class Action Alleging False and Misleading Statements about Protein Content

On Wednesday, Kellogg Company was sued in a putative class action regarding its packaging’s representations regarding the amount of the products’ protein content. The products at issue include various products under the Kellogg brands MorningStar...