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Reed Smith
Last month, a Florida district court granted preliminary approval of a $3 million class action settlement brought on behalf of recipients of unwanted Jenny Craig ...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The New York Attorney General entered into a settlement with Abbott Laboratories, the maker of Similac infant formula, settling allegations that the company sent misleading marketing surveys...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In the last few months, Instagram influencers have brought a number of lawsuits against online media publisher PopSugar.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
At the annual BAA/ANA Marketing Law Conference last week, Andrew Smith, the Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A recent Lanham Act plaintiff learned this lesson the hard way.
Reed Smith
The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and Reed Smith released a white paper – Media Buying 2018: Transparency at a Crossroads – reporting on the state of transparency in the advertising...
Reed Smith
The First Circuit recently affirmed the six-year sentence of Mustafa Hassan Arif, who sold bogus drugs and health products under a panoply of brands he had concocted out of Pakistan.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Sometimes you see an ad and you think "No! That can't possibly be real!"
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On October 17, 2018, the French data protection authority (the "CNIL") published a press release detailing the rules applicable to devices ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Earlier this year, we covered a decision from the District of Connecticut finding state law false advertising claims against the bottled water company Poland Spring preempted by the FDCA.
Thompson Coburn LLP
As we have been reporting, food-product makers have been the subject of various types of unfair advertising or competition claims ...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In yet another suit against The Coca-Cola Company alleging that it was misleading to call Diet Coke a "diet" drink, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted Coca-Cola's motion to dismiss.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The cost of paying for forgiveness can be millions of dollars -- far more than the cost of the original license. In Olive v. General Nutrition Centers, one advertiser just learned this the hard way.
Thompson Coburn LLP
That Missouri adopted this law is not particularly surprising given the rapid development of animal cell culture food technology.
Reed Smith
Last month, a class-action lawsuit was filed in federal court alleging that Kind, LLC ("Kind") deceptively advertises certain Kind bars and fruit packets.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Several years ago, consumers filed class action complaints against Procter & Gamble, alleging that P&G falsely advertised its Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes as "flushable."
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The New York Attorney General filed a lawsuit against jewelry store chain Harris Jewelry, alleging that the company engaged in false and deceptive acts and illegal lending in connection...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
California as a haven for the plaintiffs' bar.
Reed Smith
Last month, the Federal Trade Commission approved a final consent order settling deceptive advertising charges against Mikey & Momo, Inc. and its owners regarding claims that its Aromaflage sprays ...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
When I saw an interesting recent press release from The Electronic Retailing Self Regulatory Program ("ERSP") concerning its review of VitaminVape Vitamin B12 Vaporizer advertising (discussed in more detail below), it occurred to me that I haven't done any blogging about this important arm of the Advertising Self-Regulatory Council (ASRC).
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The symbol at right is one of the three candidate food labeling symbols indicating the presence of "bioengineered foods" being proposed ...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The Attorneys General of fourteen states filed a lawsuit against jewelry store chain Harris Jewelry, alleging that the company engaged in false and deceptive acts and illegal lending in connection with the financing...
Pryor Cashman LLP
Writing for Managing Intellectual Property, Dyan Finguerra-DuCharme and Giovanna Marchese explore the circumstances ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Relying on black letter contract law, two federal courts within the 11th Circuit recently held that Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) plaintiffs cannot unilaterally revoke their consents to be contacted where such consents were obtained as a part of a bargained-for contract.
Mayer Brown
"Product intervention" means that regulators have the power to ban or restrict certain types of financial instruments or activities, for example, by imposing restrictions on the type of investors to which certain financial instruments ...
Fenwick & West LLP
In a ruling that increases liability for companies that use text messaging for marketing or communicating with customers, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit adopted an expansive definition of what constitutes an automatic telephone dialing system—or ATDS—under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Davis & Gilbert
The National Advertising Division (NAD) declined to review the statements made by BuzzFeed, Inc. (BuzzFeed) ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The EEOC operates with limited resources, yet has the daunting responsibility of enforcing an alphabet soup of anti-discrimination laws.
Jones Day
Last week, the Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act ("Act") became law.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
False advertising claims involving uses of the term "natural" have spanned the skincare, hair care, cleaning products, and food industries.
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