FDA’s exclusive enforcement powers prohibit plaintiffs from bringing what amount to private FDCA violation claims in the guise of private civil litigation.  21 U.S.C. §337(a).  That is the foundation on which prescription drug and device preemption is built. However, preemption is about the interplay between federal and state law requirements and where the latter must

It’s a Sunday night after an incredibly jam-packed weekend of activities.  The family, mother, father and two teens, decide to end the weekend with a movie.  A nice wind down before another hectic week begins.  A few minutes in, the father remarks:  don’t I know that actress from something else?  To which mother offers –