Burberry Group Plc, the U.K.’s largest luxury-goods maker, said it is appealing a decision by Chinese regulators to restrict the company’s trademark on its hallmark checkered pattern for leather goods.
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP advised Shire Plc, which agreed to buy ViroPharma Inc. for about $4.2 billion to gain treatments for rare diseases and lessen dependence on its best-selling Vyvanse pill for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP advised ViroPharma.
Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd., the world’s largest dairy exporter, will introduce its first baby milk formula across China as it expands and seeks to regain consumer confidence in the country after a contamination scare.
Meiji Co., the Japanese confectioner and dairy products maker, said it will stop selling baby formula in China due to rising material costs and intensified competition in the world’s most populous nation.
Starbucks Corp., the world’s largest coffee chain, drew criticism from China Central Television for pricing products in the country above other markets, the latest international brand to draw scrutiny from state-run media.