Advertising Law -- May 31, 2012

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In This Issue:

Chris Cole Invited to Speak at The NLJ’s 2012 Complex Litigation Breakfast Series; Federal Judge Prevents Class Counsel Feast on Domino’s Pizza Third-Party Robocalls; FTC Obtains Court Order Enjoining Deceptive Business Opportunity Claims; Health Watchdog Group Criticizes Michael Jordan Gatorade Ad and Urges FTC to Yank the Ad; and Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Tetley Tea Falsely Advertises Health Benefits of Tea Products.

Excerpt from Federal Judge Prevents Class Counsel Feast on Domino’s Pizza Third-Party Robocalls

A federal judge ruled that Domino’s Pizza is not responsible for the actions of a telemarketing firm independently hired by a franchise restaurant.

The court granted its motion for summary judgment and denied class certification in a case alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) and Washington state law.

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Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Consumer Protection Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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