David Almeida

FTC Updates "Green Guides" to Environmentally Friendly Marketing

Everyone is green these days, or so it seems. Claims that products are environmentally friendly, organic or all-natural are ubiquitous in promotional materials. Indeed, nearly every industry touts the environmental aspects of…more

| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Environmental Law, Consumer Protection,...
Wilder Chiropractic v. Pizza Hut of...

Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction as a result of Offer...

Brief detailing the origin of many class actions brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and in support of motion to dismiss case for lack of subject matter jurisdiction based on tender of Offer of Judgment to named…more

| Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, MLM /...

FTC Provides Further Guidance to Advertisers Using Social Media

The undeniable benefits of word of mouth and viral marketing via blogs, Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms have radically changed the marketing landscape. In an effort to stay current with the way in which…more

| Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property, Consumer Protection,...

Congress Extends Implementation Data of Final Rule Governing Gift Cards

The Federal Reserve Board recently issued new federal regulations governing the provision of retail gift cards. Specifically, the new Rules amend Regulation E of The Electronic Fund Transfer Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1693, et…more

| Consumer Protection, MLM / Direct Sales, MLM Consulting / Network...

Mobile Marketing for Healthcare Providers

An overview of the TCPA and its application to SMS and MMS technologies. The article discuses best practices for use of mobile technology in the healthcare industry…more

| Communications & Media Law, Health, Consumer Protection, MLM / Direct...

Mobile Marketing & the Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Several recent decisions have held that the proscriptions of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) apply to calls made to mobile phones. Although the TCPA was passed in 1991 and therefore does not speak directly to…more

| Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, MLM / Direct Sales, MLM...

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