Friday, April 03, 2009

To Arms (Yet Again)! NY Bill To Eliminate Learned Intermediary Doctrine

A bill recently introduced in the New York State legislature proposes to eliminate the learned intermediary doctrine for prescription drugs or devices that are promoted through direct-to-consumer advertising. Here's a link to the description of the bill.


As we've said before (when this issue arose in California), we like the learned intermediary doctrine, for a whole host of reasons.


Folks who are interested in preserving the learned intermediary doctrine in New York should act now.

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