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On the Ninth Day of Privacy, my true love gave to me….

a tracking device in my car …. she is now my ex-true love…. A year ago, privacy and data security issues in the media were all about credit cards and identity theft. Concerns about privacy related to location data...more

Guidelines for Sponsored Content and Native Advertising

“Native advertising” has become popular with advertisers and publishers, but it has raised concerns by the Federal Trade Commission and NAD, the advertising self-regulatory organization, and spawned lawsuits by content owners...more

Advertising Law - October 2014 #3

Permanent Ban From Prize Promotion Business After Sweepstakes Scam - A sweepstakes operator agreed to a permanent ban from the prize promotion business pursuant to a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission after...more

All Native Advertising is Not Equal: Why that Matters Under the First Amendment and Why it Should Matter to the FTC – Part II

In this five part series, originally published in the Summer 2014 edition of the Media Law Resource Center Bulletin, we take an in-depth look at the native advertising phenomenon and the legal issues surrounding the practice....more

SCOTUS Clears District Court Jam Over Test for Standing in False Advertising Cases

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

Advertising Law -- Jan 24, 2014

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

Advertising Law -- Nov 06, 2013

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

Un test sulle ipotesi delle proiezioni a medio-lungo termine della spesa farmaceutica

We use the same methodology, that Ecofin-Oecd apply for projecting expenditure in the medium-long term, to reconstruct expenditure in the medium-long past. It is possible to compare the effective expenditure with the...more

Advertising Law -- Oct 10, 2013

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

Advertising Law -- Jun 20, 2013

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

FTC Ruling Not So Wonderful For POM or The First Amendment

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

US High Court Takes on State Antitrust Action Removability Case

Companies accused of antitrust wrongdoing must prepare for a multi-front battle in different courts in different places on different timelines. To survive, they must hire defense counsel with sufficient scale and agility to...more

New FTC Commissioner Prioritizes Transparency in Enforcement

New Federal Trade Commission Commissioner Joshua D. Wright explained at a recent ABA Antitrust Meeting that his top priorities were to develop a more transparent and evidence-based approach to FTC Section 5 enforcement and to...more

Lo sviluppo delle copie economiche dei farmaci off-patent e il bottleneck della distribuzione al dettaglio

Lo sviluppo delle copie economiche dei farmaci off-patent e il bottleneck della distribuzione al dettaglio. Brevi riflessioni sull'Italia...more

Advertising Law - September 8, 2011

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

Le farmacie nel Diritto dell'Economia

Nel dibattito che accompagna i tentativi di riforma degli esercizi farmaceutici e della distribuzione del farmaco si continua, in maniera pretestuosa, a far riferimento a un presunto contrasto tra da un lato le indicazioni...more

La regolamentazione delle farmacie in Italia (Fabio Pammolli e Nicola C. Salerno, CeRM, 12 Novembre 2010)

All’indomani dell’audizione del Presidente dell’Agcm Antonio Catricalà in Commissione Igiene e Sanità del Senato, questo Wp fa il punto sullo stato della distribuzione al dettaglio del farmaco...more

Farmacie, distribuzione del farmaco e sentenze della Corte Costituzionale e della Corte di Giustizia Europea - NICOLA C. SALERNO

Nel dibattito che accompagna i tentativi di riforma degli esercizi farmaceutici e della distribuzione del farmaco, si è aggiunto, negli ultimi tempi, un argomento nuovo. Un presunto contrasto tra da un lato le...more

Newsletter of the Advertising, Marketing & Media Practice Group of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

IN THIS ISSUE: *Web Advertisers Told to Protect Privacy – Or Else *Privacy Class Action Against Blockbuster Advances *Gaming Group Challenges Minnesota’s Anti-Gambling Campaign *Obama Boosts CPSC Budget by 71...more

California Supreme Court Holds That Only Individual Representatives in UCL Class Actions Are Required to Satisfy The Standing...

A sharply divided California Supreme Court ruled on May 18, 2009, that in putative class actions filed under California’s Unfair Competition Law (the “UCL”) (Business and Professions Code Section 17200), only the named class...more

Leegin v. PSKS

Brief of Amicus Consumer Federation of America

Brief submitted on behalfof Consumer Federation of America in the Leegin resale price maintenance case....more

United States of America v Choicepoint Inc.

Stipulated Final Judgment & Order for Civil Penalties, Permanent Injunction, & Other Equitable Relief (filed concurrenlty with...

In December 2004, EPIC filed a complaint with the FTC against databroker ChoicePoint. EPIC urged the agency to investigate the compilation and sale of personal dossiers by data brokers such as ChoicePoint. EPIC argued that...more

United States of America v Choicepoint Inc.

Complaint for Civil Penalties, Permanent Injunction, and Other Equitable Relief

In December 2004, EPIC filed a complaint with the FTC against databroker ChoicePoint. EPIC urged the agency to investigate the compilation and sale of personal dossiers by data brokers such as ChoicePoint. EPIC argued that...more

Electronic Privacy Information Center request to FTC re: Choicepoint

Supplement to Request for investigation into data broker products for compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act

In December 2004, EPIC filed a complaint with the FTC against databroker ChoicePoint. EPIC urged the agency to investigate the compilation and sale of personal dossiers by data brokers such as ChoicePoint. EPIC argued that...more

Electronic Privacy Information Center request to FTC re: Choicepoint

Request for investigation into data broker products for compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

In December 2004, EPIC filed a complaint with the FTC against databroker ChoicePoint. EPIC urged the agency to investigate the compilation and sale of personal dossiers by data brokers such as ChoicePoint. EPIC argued that...more

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