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Geoffrey Drake, Partner, King & Spalding to Speak at the Knowledge Groupís Legal Series: Product Liability for 2014 and Beyond Live Webcast

New York, NY, August 27, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Geoffrey Drake, Partner, King & Spalding will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Legal Series: Product Liability for 2014 and Beyond.” This event is scheduled for September 29, 2014 from 10:00am – 12:00pm (ET).

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About Geoffrey Drake

Geoffrey Drake is a Partner in King & Spalding’s Tort Litigation & Environmental Group. Mr. Drake represents product manufacturers in nationwide high-exposure product liability, personal injury, toxic tort, and commercial litigation. He has experience litigating all phases of individual, class action, and multidistrict cases in federal and state courts around the country. Over the past five years, Mr. Drake has been a member of the core team in five “bellwether” pharmaceutical, product-liability trials, each of which resulted in a favorable outcome. He also has experience advising manufacturers on a variety of issues, including liability risk and avoidance, product labeling, government regulation, and indemnification. Mr. Drake has twice been named a Georgia “Rising Star” in product liability defense by Super Lawyers and Atlanta magazine.

About King & Spalding

Celebrating more than 125 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 800 lawyers in 17 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains, uncompromising commitment to quality and dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients. More information is available at

Event Synopsis:

In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant and latest issues on product liability for 2014 and beyond.

Key issues include that will be covered in this course are:

- Product Liability Law: Current Trends and Hot Topics
- Significant Issues Relating to Preemption, The “Components Parts” Doctrine and Recall Rules
- Updates on Recent Litigation Cases (i.e. Medtronic Inc. v. Stengel et ux, Miller v. Eli Lilly & Co. et al., Cox v. Gruma Corp. et al. among other cases to be cited)
- Tools to Ensure Product Safety
- Effective Strategies in Dealing with Product Liability Claims
- Reducing product liability risks of Consumer Product Safety Commission reporting requirements

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group, LLC was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:
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