Anti-SLAPP Victory for Scientific Journal (2014)

February 18, 2014

In Critical Care Diagnostics, Inc. v. American Ass'n for Clinical Chemistry, Inc., 2014 WL 634206 (S.D. Cal. 2014), LPS successfully moved under California’s anti-SLAPP Act to strike a complaint by a biomarker company that focuses on cardiovascular diseases which complained that an article published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal defamed its product.  The Court awarded defendant journal its legal fees.