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Advertising Law -- Nov 27, 2013

FTC Shoots Down COPPA Compliance Request Based on Social Networking - The Federal Trade Commission has denied an application from AssertID seeking the agency's approval of a proposed method of verifiable parental...more

Anti-counterfeiting strategies in the United States

Counterfeiting is a critical problem for trademark and copyright owners (‘IP owners’) affecting all industries, from pharmaceuticals and medical devices to electrical and auto products, toys and fashion items. To effectively...more

A Busy Year in Court: Canadian Competition Law in 2012

2012 was a busy year for Canadian competition litigation, as numerous cases were heard or decided. The Supreme Court of Canada heard three class proceedings cases involving the Competition Act and the Competition Tribunal had...more

Second Circuit Reverses Conviction Involving Off-Label Promotion

A divided panel of the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has thrown out the conviction of a pharmaceutical sales representative who marketed a narcolepsy drug for so-called off-label uses not approved by the Food and Drug...more

The Justice Department’s Slippery Slope — Enforcement Versus Regulation

The Department of Justice is proud of its record on FCPA enforcement. They take credit whenever and wherever they can. They trumpet every settlement. They proudly proclaim that over half of last year’s criminal...more

Criminal Competition Law Developments in 2011

The enforcement of sanctions against antitrust cartels remained at the forefront of both Canada’s Competition Bureau and global antitrust regulators in 2011. While there continue to be only a small number of multinational...more

Ifrah Law’s Blog Wrap-Up, June 1-20

This is the sixth of a regular series of posts that summarize and wrap up our latest thoughts that have appeared recently on Ifrah Law’s blogs. 1. Perjury, Obstruction and Barry Bonds’ Conviction Read why we regard the...more

Ifrah Law’s Semi-monthly Blog Wrap-up, February 1-18

This is the second of a regular series of posts that summarize and wrap up our latest thoughts that have appeared recently on Ifrah Law’s two blogs. 1. Is D.C. on the Way to Legalizing Online Poker? On February 2, we...more

Ifrah Law’s Semi-monthly Blog Wrap-up, January 15-31

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. 1. Can Police Read a Suspect’s Text Messages Without a Warrant? What...more

Face It: You Need to Be Careful Out There

Yahoo! Finance has a great article on how identity thieves can mine data from your Facebook status updates to drain your bank account. Please continue to think before you post. If you believe you are the victim of identity...more

Antitrust, Competition & EU Law: Competition & EC Law Update - May 2010

In This Issue: UK OFT • OFT withdraws criminal proceedings against current and former BA executives • OFT decides that Project Canvas falls outside UK merger control jurisdiction • OFT publishes decision that...more

Advertising Law - July 2, 2009

IN THIS ISSUE: *Olive Garden Asserts It Did Not Pull Letterman Ads *Feds Seize $34 Million From Online Poker Pots *Lawsuit Targets KFC Oprah Promo *Protecting Your Identity Online Can Be An Ongoing Battle *Liquor Ads...more

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

IN THIS ISSUE: *FTC Questions Carbon-Offset Claims *FCC Probing Comcast for Data Discrimination *U.S. Arrests Eight in Online Gambling Operation *NY Passes Airline Passenger Bill of Rights Please see full...more

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