May 04, 2021

PREP Act: Answering Your Immunity Questions

Navigating the PREP Act Landscape

Webinar

Overview

Faegre Drinker held an in-depth discussion of the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP Act), how courts are interpreting the PREP Act, and the kinds of litigation emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, led by Partners Jessica Cox and Molly Flynn and Associate Blake Angelino. To help you navigate the complexities of the liability immunity afforded under the PREP Act for certain medical countermeasures against COVID-19, our team provided a primer covering topics including:

  • Who is covered by the PREP Act
  • What products and activities are covered
  • How are courts interpreting the PREP Act
  • What kinds of litigation is COVID-19 generating, including
    • Class action litigation
    • FDA/FTC actions
    • Claims based on product pricing, breach of contract, securities fraud and false advertising

Questions? Please contact Pamela Lashbrook or call +1 215 988 2483.

Continuing Education Credit

This program has been approved only for the following continuing legal education credits:

  • California – 1.0 participatory hour of general credit
  • Colorado – 1.0 live hour of general credit
  • Connecticut – 1.0 reciprocal hour of general credit
  • Illinois – 1.0 hour of general credit
  • Indiana – 1.0 distance hour of substantive general credit
  • New Jersey – 1.2  hours  distance hours of CLE Credit
  • New York – 1.0 live hour of professional practice credit for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys
  • Pennsylvania – 1.0 live hour of substantive law, practice, and procedure CLE credit
  • Texas – 1.0  hour of general credit

An application for approval of this course has been submitted and is pending in the following states: i.e. Delaware, Iowa, Minnesota and Virginia.

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (Faegre Drinker) has been certified by the New York Continuing Legal Education Board, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board, and the Illinois Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education. Faegre Drinker is a Certified Provider, as recognized by the Colorado Supreme Court Continuing Legal Judicial Education Committee and a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. Faegre Drinker is an Approved Sponsor with the Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education and an accredited provider approved by the State Bar of Texas, Committee on MCLE.

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