Aramide Fields

Aramide Fields

Morrison & Foerster LLP

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FTC Warns Advertisers to Check the Fine Print in “Operation Full Disclosure”; Shot Across the Bow Could Signal Law Enforcement...

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced this week that it sent warning letters to more than 60 national advertisers regarding the inadequacy of disclosures in their television and print ads. The letters are part of an...more

9/29/2014 - Advertising Disclosure Requirements Enforcement FTC Media Online Advertisements Television Programming

Calif. High Court Ruling Changes Class Action Landscape

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.” The California Supreme Court could have been channeling Mark Twain when it rejected, emphatically, the unbridled use of statistical sampling to prove...more

7/10/2014 - Class Action Employer Liability Issues Statistical Sampling U.S. Bank National Association Wage and Hour Wages

Algarin v. Maybelline: Survey Evidence of Purchaser Behavior Defeats Class Certification

A recent decision by a California federal judge highlights the important role that expert testimony and evidence can play in defeating a bid for class certification. On May 12, 2014, Judge Anthony Battaglia of the Southern...more

6/2/2014 - Class Action Class Certification Cosmetics Expert Testimony False Advertising Maybelline

FDA Letter to Mobile App Developer Signals Regulatory Scheme

Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent an enforcement letter to a mobile medical app developer for failing to obtain a 510(k) clearance before marketing the app, which the FDA said appears to be a...more

6/3/2013 - FDA FDCA Healthcare Medical Devices Mobile Apps Telemedicine

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