Advertising Marketing and News - September 1, 2011


World Trademark Review Ranks Venable Among the Top 20 Trademark Filers

Venable LLP was recently listed among the top 20 trademark filers in the United States by World Trademark Review (WTR) magazine.

FTC to Raise DNC Registry Access Fees on October 1

Last week, the FTC last week announced that it is raising the rates telemarketers will pay to access the National Do Not Call Registry, effective October 1, 2011.

DOT Dings Jet Blue for Airfare Ad Disclosures

On August 30, the Department of Transportation (DOT) fined JetBlue Airways $50,000 for violating federal aviation laws and the Department’s rules prohibiting deceptive price advertising in air travel.

Nestle Waters Hit With Late Fee Class Action

Nestle Waters North America Inc. this week became the subject of a class action suit alleging that the company breaches its contracts with water delivery customers by charging late fees during payment grace periods, and by assessing an excessive late fee of up to 75 percent or more annually.

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