Gregory J. Sater

Gregory J. Sater

Venable LLP

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Advertising News & Analysis - April 10, 2014

In this issue: - FTC Updates Energy Labeling Rule - FTC Gives Cole Haan Pinterest Promotion the Boot - Major Class Action Victory for POM Decertifies Previous Class - Upcoming Events -...more

4/11/2014 - Advertising Class Action Class Certification Energy FTC Labeling Pinterest POM Wonderful

Advertising News & Analysis - April 3, 2014

In this issue: - FTC Releases Fourth Major Study on Alcohol Advertising and Industry Compliance - Plaintiffs' Class Action Bar May Choke on POM Wonderful Decertification Decision - In CFPB Endorsement...more

4/7/2014 - Advertising CFPB Class Action Decertify FTC POM Wonderful Wine & Alcohol

Business News Digest – April 2014

In this issue: - Cybersecurity Assessments – Using the Tool Well - A SOX in the Gut: Supreme Court Vastly Expands Workplace "Whistleblower" Law - SEC to Scrutinize Never-Examined Investment...more

4/3/2014 - CFPB Class Action Coca Cola Compliance Contractors Cyber Attacks Cybersecurity Embezzlement FCPA Food Labeling Foreign Investment Fraud Lawson v FMR POM Wonderful Prepaid Payment Products Russia Sanctions Sarbanes-Oxley SCOTUS SEC Student Loans Suspensions & Debarments Ukraine Whistleblower Protection Policies Whistleblowers

Advertising News & Analysis - March 27, 2014

In this issue: - FTC Seeks Comment on Fair Packaging and Labeling Act Rules - Ink Still Drying on Supreme Court's Lexmark Decision - FTC says Weak Disclosures? Special Effects, Too? Nissan's on the Dark...more

3/31/2014 - Advertising False Advertising False Claims Act FTC Lexmark Lexmark v Static Control Components Nissan SCOTUS

POM Wonderful's Decertification Decision Will Be Hard to Swallow for the Plaintiffs' Class Action Bar

On March 25, 2014, Judge Dean Pregerson, of the U.S. District Court, Central District of California, decertified a nationwide class of consumers in a class action brought against POM Wonderful LLC over allegedly false and...more

3/31/2014 - Class Action Coca Cola Comcast v. Behrend Food Labeling POM Wonderful SCOTUS

Advertising News & Analysis - February 6, 2014

In this issue: - Announcement - Avoid Brand Fumbles When Marketing During Championships - It Always Pays to Disclose Connections - Caution is the Name of the Game When a Claim is a Brand...more

2/10/2014 - Advertising Brand Disclosure Marketing Online Reviews

IP Buzz - January 2014

In this issue: - Supreme Court Loads Up IP Docket - Federal Circuit Clarifies Calculation of Patent Term Adjustment for Applications with Continued Examination Requests - Chipotle Case Gives Hope Against...more

2/4/2014 - Chipotle Grill Class Action Patent Litigation Patent Term Adjustment Patent Terms Patents Request for Continued Examination SCOTUS USPTO

Advertising News & Analysis - January 16, 2014

In this issue: - It's Time to Comply with CA Do Not Track Disclosure Law - Overstock Deceptive Pricing Decision Hurts Retailers and Consumers - FTC Sweep Targets Deceptive Consumer Lending Ads -...more

1/20/2014 - Chipotle Grill Disclosure Do Not Track False Advertising FTC Misleading Statements Overstock.com Unfair Pricing

California's Do Not Track Disclosure Bill

As of January 1, 2014, California law requires operators of websites and online services to publicly disclose how they respond to "do not track" (dnt) signals, though the exact requirements vary depending on whether an entity...more

1/17/2014 - CalOPPA Cybersecurity Data Protection Disclosure Requirements Do Not Track Internet Personally Identifiable Information Privacy Laws Privacy Policy Web Tracking

Advertising News & Analysis - November 7, 2013

In this issue: - FDA: Hold the Trans Fat - The Perils of the Common Claim - NAD Setting High Bar for Native Ad Disclosures - It Pays to Disclose What’s Being Disclosed - Federal Court Holds...more

11/11/2013 - Advertising Counterfeiting Disclosure FDA Food Safety Native Advertising

IP Buzz - October 2013

In this issue: - How Capitol Records v. Vimeo Shapes the Content Stream - Internet Platform Held Liable for Counterfeit Sales – Hope for Brand Owners - Daily Journal quotes Greg Sater on native...more

10/31/2013 - Advertising Affiliates Brand Capitol Records Copyright Counterfeiting DMCA Internet Trademarks Vimeo

Advertising News & Analysis - October 10, 2013

In this issue: - October 16 is Coming…Is Your Company Ready? - Are Disclaimers a Dying Breed? - It Just Got Easier to Do the Right Thing, in Maine at Least - No Matter Who’s Watching, Some Ads Just...more

10/11/2013 - Advertising Class Action Disclaimers FCC FTC Robocalling Telemarketing Texting Written Consent

Advertising News & Analysis - October 3, 2013

In this issue: - Put Venable’s Knowledge at Your Fingertips - Think Marketers Aren’t Responsible for Affiliates? Think Again - New York AG Unplugs Fake Online Reviews - NAD Serves up Decision on Whole...more

10/4/2013

Business News Digest – October 2013

In this issue: - NIST Holds Fourth Workshop on Cybersecurity Framework - NIST Releases Draft Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework in Advance of Dallas Workshop - SEC Issues Risk Alert on Short...more

10/4/2013 - Banks Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Framework Executive Compensation Financial Regulatory Reform NIST Pay Ratio SCORE Act SEC Security Clearance Short Sales Social Media Transparency User-Generated Content

IP Buzz - September 2013

In this issue: - Janet Satterthwaite Co-authors U.S. Chapter on Global Guide to Free Speech and Fair Use in Trademarks - Federal Circuit Reiterates Standards for Invalidating Design Patents - Who's "The...more

10/1/2013 - Advertising Design Patent Fair Use Free Speech Patents Trademarks

Advertising News & Analysis - September 12, 2013

In this issue: - Puffery Requires More Than Being “The Best” - Understanding “Made In America” - Yelp Sues Lawyer for Allegedly Fake Reviews - Don't Miss Venable at ERA D2C - Upcoming...more

9/16/2013 - Advertising Labeling Performance Reviews Yelp

Going Green: California Adopts Groundbreaking Safer Consumer Products Regulations

On August 28, 2013, California’s Office of Administrative Law approved the Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (DTSC’s) landmark Safer Consumer Products Regulations. These bold regulations are an integral part of the...more

9/16/2013 - Department of Toxic Substances Control Green Chemistry Safer Consumer Product Regulations

Advertising News & Analysis - August 29, 2013

In this issue: - Register Now and Join Us at ERA D2C - What You Think You Know Can Hurt You - FDA Serves Seconds on Medical Food Guidance - Facebook Promotions? You Don't Need an App for That -...more

9/2/2013 - Advertising FDA FTC Medical Foods NAD Social Media

Advertising News & Analysis - June 13, 2013

In this issue: - Venable’s Jeff Knowles to Receive ERA Lifetime Achievement Award - The Best Things in Life Are Free – Just Pay Separate Shipping and Handling - CARU Says “Watch Those Kids,” at Least in...more

6/17/2013 - Advertising False Advertising Lanham Act SCOTUS Trade Secrets

IP Buzz - May 2013

In this issue: - Software Patents Put to the Test – a Bad Sign for Trolls? - Sowing the Seeds of Patent Infringement - FTC vs. POM Wonderful: Trench Warfare - Anything You Can Clean, I Can Clean...more

6/5/2013 - FTC Infringement Patent Applications Patent Trolls Patents POM Wonderful Software

Advertising News & Analysis - May 16, 2013

In this issue: - FTC vs. POM Wonderful: Scorched Earth Approach Burns Other Marketers - “New” Claims: There are Rules for Reboots - FTC Calls Stakeholders Together for Roundtable on Mobile...more

5/20/2013 - Advertising COPPA FTC POM Wonderful Roundtable

Advertising News & Analysis - April 18, 2013

In this issue: - FTC Chairwoman Addresses AAF’s Advertising on the Hill Day, Provides Broad Guidance - Bringing a Legal Challenge? Expect One in Return - NAD Says Doctor-Recommended Claims Need a Second...more

4/29/2013 - Advertising Dot Com Disclosure Guide FTC NAD Opt-Outs

Advertising News & Analysis - March 21, 2013

In this issue: - ANA CEO Calls for Greater Industry Cooperation, Self-Regulation to Win Policy Battles - Price Match Guarantees – Easy to Offer, Hard to Limit - Some States Eye Advertisers to Generate Tax...more

3/22/2013 - Advertising Compliance Consent Decrees FTC Marketing Nutritional Supplements Price Match Guarantees Weight-Loss Products

Advertising News & Analysis - February 7, 2013

In this issue: - Jon Leibowitz Announces Departure From FTC - Lessons from FTC’s POM Wonderful Decision - No CDA Immunity for Fake News Site Affiliate Network - Upcoming Events An excerpt from...more

2/12/2013 - Advertising Communications Decency Act False Advertising FTC POM Wonderful

Advertising News & Analysis - January 31, 2013

In this issue: - FTC Robocall Challenge Draws Almost 750 Submissions - Advertising Substantiation Standards: A Brave New World - Robocall, DNC Violations May Annoy FTC Even More Than the Average Consumer -...more

2/4/2013 - Advertising Advertising Substantiation Class Action Class Certification Disclaimers Do Not Call List FTC Marketing Robocalling TCPA Telemarketing

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