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Winston & Strawn's Kessler Sees Change and Opportunity in College Athletics
How Ed O'Bannon Just Disrupted College Athletics
Monitoring and Auditing Your Anti Corruption Compliance Program
FCPA Training: The Basics
Polsinelli Podcast - Keep the Government out of Your Transaction: Practical Antitrust Tips for Mergers
How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Health Care Antitrust & the Supreme Court – Interview with Bruce Sokler, Member, Mintz Levin
ITC: Protecting Intellectual Property in the US – Interview with Joe Hameline, Member, Mintz Levin
The Sunshine Act: Putting It into Practice – Interview with Karen Lovitch, Member, Mintz Levin
Bill on Bankruptcy: US Airways Need a Merger More than AMR
Too Big To Fail in the Dodd-Frank Era
License to travel: how regulation is benefiting business abroad
S&C's Cohen: Brown-Vitter Punishes Banks For Being Big
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
China's Export Policy Changes After U.S. Antitrust Case
How to Conduct Routine Internal Investigations
Could A US-EU Free Trade Deal Harm The WTO?
$300 Million Dairy Settlement Will Bring Reform, Lawyer Says
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
In a prior post, I covered the district court’s decision in Davis v. AT&T Wireless Services, Inc. There, the Central District of California dismissed antitrust claims against various wireless telephone companies and other...more
Printing has not been this interesting since Dwight Schrute and Jim Halpert bickered over paper sales and Michael Scott told off-color jokes in “The Office.”
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court stepped into the laser...more
On March 25, 2014, the United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision resolving an important issue that has implications for companies seeking redress for false advertising and disparagement. In Lexmark...more
SPECIAL FOCUS: Exploring the Ony Decision and Its Impact on False Advertising Claims Involving Scientific Findings -
Last year, the Second Circuit issued an opinion in Ony, Inc. v. Cornerstone Therapeutics, Inc., a...more
FTC Settles Over “Made in the U.S.A.” Claims -
Back in business after the government shutdown, the Federal Trade Commission recently announced a settlement involving products falsely advertised as “Made in the U.S.A.”...more
Fourth Circuit "Likes" First Amendment Protection for Social Media Speech -
A Facebook "like" is speech protected by the First Amendment, the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled, reversing a federal court...more
The sports-media industry has recently experienced a proliferation of litigation involving right-of-publicity claims asserted by student-athletes for the unauthorized use of their names, images and likenesses. The most highly...more
Supreme Court to Consider Lanham Act Standing -
What factors should determine standing to sue for false advertising under the Lanham Act?
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to answer that question in a case from...more
On January 16, 2013, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a final ruling in a case about the advertisements for POM Wonderful LLC's 100% Pomegranate Juice and POMx supplements....more
The Supreme Court has recently agreed to hear argument in Lexmark v. Static Control that will strike at the very heart of false advertising jurisprudence by asking who is allowed to bring false advertising claims. The Lanham...more
In certain states, only an actual competitor may bring a false advertising claim under the Lanham Act....more
On March 7, 2013, a federal court in Manhattan ruled, in Federal Trade Commission v. PCCare247 Inc., that service via Facebook is an acceptable alternative means of serving court documents on foreign defendants. Although this...more
In March, Judge Paul Engelmayer of the Southern District of New York ordered service of process on several international defendants through novel means—Facebook.
The saga of POM Wonderful, and the ongoing fight over its advertising, is a topic we have covered quite a bit on this blog. While the consumer class action involving POM was recently dismissed, a recent decision by the...more
In this issue of Socially Aware, our Burton Award-winning guide to the law and business of social media, we examine why social media marketing strategies should be concerned with clearing more than just copyrights; we revisit...more
In This Issue:
FTC, CFPB Target Mortgage Ads; FTC Working on Data Collection "Nutrition Label"; Suit Filed Over "Giant Soda" Ban; Red Light: Hyundai, Kia Face Suits Over Fuel Estimates; Does California's Credit Card Law...more
POM Wonderful LLC recently received a setback in its longstanding dispute with the Federal Trade Commission. On Sept. 30, 2012, U.S. District Judge Richard Roberts in the District of Columbia dismissed the juice maker’s...more
There's a fine line between protecting the public from fraud and censoring unorthodox opinions - a line across which the government often stumbles. That was the case in September 2007, when the Federal Trade Commission filed...more
Pomegranate juice maker POM Wonderful has declared victory against the FTC . . . in spite of an administrative law judge’s ruling that upholds many claims in the agency’s complaint. But the California company has good reason...more
In This Issue:
*Manatt Expands Intellectual Property Practice in New York
*Federal Court Rules Muscle Milk Lawsuit Needs More Muscle
*How Much Is That App in the Window?
*City Ordinance Banning Outdoor Tobacco...more
Davis v. AT&T Wireless Services, Inc., No. CV 11-02674 DDP (March 1, 2012) (Pregerson, J.)
Not everyone can sue for an antitrust violation. Usually, if plaintiffs and defendants do not at least participate...more
In This Issue:
Manatt’s Ken Kaufman to Lead Webinar on Intellectual Property
Issues in Entertainment Transactions; FTC Settles First Suit over Mobile Apps; Red Flag: Suit Against NASCAR Alleges TCPA Violations; M’m,...more
The Federal Trade Commission has been clamping down on several major food companies regarding health claims in their advertising. Iovate Health Sciences USA and Nestle S.A. subsidiary, Nestle Healthcare Nutrition, Inc., were...more
This is the first of a regular series of posts that summarize and wrap up our latest thoughts that have appeared recently on Ifrah Law’s two blogs.
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