Advertising and Marketing- August 25, 2011



Judge Greenlights Groupon False Advertising Class Action

On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton rejected Groupon’s request for dismissal of a proposed false advertising class action, ruling that some parts of the suit against the daily deal leader could proceed....

Plaintiffs Give NASCAR the Black Flag in SMS Marketing Class Action

NASCAR was recently hit with a class action alleging that it sent unsolicited text message advertisements to consumers’ cell phones.

FTC Decides Not to Investigate Ashton Kutcher Over Details Issue

On Friday the FTC stepped back for statements made earlier in the week that it might investigate television actor Ashton Kutcher for potential violation of the FTC’s Guides Concerning the use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

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