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TCPA Update – Predictive Dialer Held Not To Be An ATDs
The issue of whether a predictive dialer constitutes an automatic telephone dialing system ("ATDS") under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") has been a critical litigation...
United States
2 Aug 2018
DC Circuit Issues Long-Awaited Opinion Addressing Challenges To FCC's 2015 TCPA Ruling
Nearly seventeen months after oral argument in October 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued its unanimous opinion today on the consolidated appeals of the FC...
United States
19 Mar 2018
Ninth Circuit Holds That Previously-Deceived Consumer Has Article III Standing To Seek Injunctive Relief
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a consumer who brings a false advertising claim may establish Article III standing based on allegations of her inability to rely on the advertising in the future.
United States
25 Oct 2017
OCIE Issues Risk Alert Highlighting The Most Frequent Advertising Rule Compliance Issues
On September 14, 2017, the OCIE issued a Risk Alert highlighting compliance issues relating to Rule 206(4)-1 under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended, which the OCIE staff most frequently identified ...
United States
3 Oct 2017
D.C. Circuit Strikes Down FCC's Order Requiring Opt-Out Language On Solicited Fax Advertisements
On March 31, 2017, the D.C. Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in Bais Yaakov of Spring Valley, et al., v. Federal Communications Commission, et al., No. 14-1234, invalidating the FCC's rulings...
United States
7 Apr 2017
In Alice, Supreme Court Spares Computer Software And Business Method Patents (But Merely Implementing An Abstract Idea Using A Computer Is Not Patent Eligible)
In Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International, a unanimous Supreme Court spared computer software patents in general.
United States
25 Jun 2014
Non-Competitors May Now Bring False Advertising Claims Under The Lanham Act
On March 25, 2014, the Supreme Court made it easier for a non-competitor to state a claim for false advertising under the Lanham Act.
United States
11 Apr 2014
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