Advertising Law -- March 23, 2012


In This Issue:

*Manatt’s Advertising Practice a Finalist for 2012 Chambers USA Awards for Excellence

*Back to the Drawing Board: Federal Judge Rejects FTC Settlement

*“Cruelty-Free” Claims Subject of False Advertising Suit

*Actress’s Suit Against Amazon Has Data-Mining Implications

*Damages Unavailable for Data Retention Under VPPA

*Keeping Up with Kardashian Lawsuits

*Controversy for Chrysler Over Online Contest

Excerpt from Back to the Drawing Board: Federal Judge Rejects FTC Settlement

Posing a threat to a common aspect of settlement agreements with federal agencies, a federal court judge recently rejected a deal between diet supplement maker Circa Direct and the Federal Trade Commission.

As part of a coordinated law enforcement sweep last April, the agency brought an action against the marketer of acai berry weight-loss products, Circa Direct.

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