Advertising News & Analysis - February 7, 2013

In this issue:

- Jon Leibowitz Announces Departure From FTC

- Lessons from FTC’s POM Wonderful Decision

- No CDA Immunity for Fake News Site Affiliate Network

- Upcoming Events

An excerpt from "Lessons from FTC’s POM Wonderful Decision"

The FTC has issued a final opinion and order finding that POM Wonderful LLC and other related parties violated the FTC Act by making false or misleading claims to promote their pomegranate products. The FTC’s decision, Venable partner Gregory J. Sater writes in the February edition of the DRMA Voice, affirms in large part the previous ruling by an administrative law judge. Now, POM and the other named parties have the right to petition for review of this decision by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. This, writes Sater, means that the POM saga will continue to drag on.

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Topics:  Advertising, Communications Decency Act, False Advertising, FTC, POM Wonderful

Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Personal Injury 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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