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Above the Fold

Above the Fold

Covers advertising and trademarks law. by Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://advertisinglaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 21

    FTC Enforcement and Why It’s Important

    FTC Enforcement and Why It’s Important
    Paul Fling writes: Fraud, deception, and unfair business practices are problems all companies and consumers are bound to come across. That is where the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) comes in. The FTC enforces federal consumer…
  • Jul 1

    Air Jordan Logo Too Similar to Rob Gronkowski Logo, Says Nike

    Air Jordan Logo Too Similar to Rob Gronkowski Logo, Says Nike
    Nike continues to flex its ever-growing muscles in protecting its lucrative Jumpman brand, blocking the NFL’s Rob Gronkowski’s registration of a silhouette of his signature touchdown spike earlier this week.  In a Notice of…
  • Jun 22

    Slanting Toward the End of the Commercial Speech Doctrine

    Slanting Toward the End of the Commercial Speech Doctrine
    Amid the hullabaloo over the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision this week in Matal v. Tam, a much broader and potentially more significant development might be overlooked. It shouldn’t be. The case involved Simon Tam’s band…
Rank this Week: 1844

OberIPWatch

OberIPWatch

Covers IP issues of importance to clients in science, technology, healthcare, education, media and the arts. By Ober Kaler.

http://oberipwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 3054

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Do You Even Trademark, Bro?

    Do You Even Trademark, Bro?
    Two Bros are competing over their Bro meal delivery services. Jamie Giovinazzo is the owner of Eat Clean Bro, LLC, a meal delivery service providing “a convenient service that is designed to bring chef-prepared meals right to your front…
  • Jul 20

    Titleist Trademark Tarnishment?

    Titleist Trademark Tarnishment?
    During today’s first round of the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, many a golf ball bearing the famous TITLEIST cursive script will be lofted into the heavens – meanwhile, back on the ground, the brand’s owner is…
  • Jul 19

    MLB to Oppose (maybe) Blizzard’s Overwatch League Logo

    MLB to Oppose (maybe) Blizzard’s Overwatch League Logo
    If you’re a video game fan like me, you’re probably familiar with Blizzard Entertainment and their assortment of popular games, such as Starcraft, Diablo, and World of Warcraft. One of Blizzard’s newest games is Overwatch, a…
Rank this Week: 90

AdLaw By Request

AdLaw By Request

Covers the law and regulation of advertising and marketing. By the Reed Smith Advertising Compliance Team.

http://www.adlawbyrequest.com
  • Jul 20

    FTC Warns 11 Companies Over Made in USA Claim

    FTC Warns 11 Companies Over Made in USA Claim
    It seems to be another star-spangled banner year for the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and its crackdown on certain “Made in USA” claims. In 2016, the FTC cited 29 companies for their misleading “Made in…
  • Jul 19

    Instagram Updates Sponsored Post Disclosure

    Instagram Updates Sponsored Post Disclosure
    Last month, Instagram launched a new feature to let users know when a post is sponsored, making it easier for users to determine if a celebrity was paid to sponsor a post. Instagram will now have a “Paid partnership with” tag in…
  • Jul 18

    Jewelry Company Sues Macy’s for Copyright Infringement

    Jewelry Company Sues Macy’s for Copyright Infringement
    California-based jewelry company Brighton Collectibles LLC (“Brighton”) filed suit against Macy’s Inc. (“Macy’s”) for copyright infringement. According to the complaint, Brighton alleges that Macy’s…
Rank this Week: 3845

Adlaw By Request

Adlaw By Request

Covers legal and regulatory activities pertaining to advertising and marketing. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.adlawbyrequest.com/
  • Jul 20

    FTC Warns 11 Companies Over Made in USA Claim

    FTC Warns 11 Companies Over Made in USA Claim
    It seems to be another star-spangled banner year for the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and its crackdown on certain “Made in USA” claims. In 2016, the FTC cited 29 companies for their misleading “Made in…
  • Jul 19

    Instagram Updates Sponsored Post Disclosure

    Instagram Updates Sponsored Post Disclosure
    Last month, Instagram launched a new feature to let users know when a post is sponsored, making it easier for users to determine if a celebrity was paid to sponsor a post. Instagram will now have a “Paid partnership with” tag in…
  • Jul 18

    Jewelry Company Sues Macy’s for Copyright Infringement

    Jewelry Company Sues Macy’s for Copyright Infringement
    California-based jewelry company Brighton Collectibles LLC (“Brighton”) filed suit against Macy’s Inc. (“Macy’s”) for copyright infringement. According to the complaint, Brighton alleges that Macy’s…
Rank this Week: 685

Business Litigation Info

Business Litigation Info

Covers business litigation, intellectual property, data security, and advertising and media. By Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.

http://www.ficlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 20

    Faruki Privacy Attorney Zach Heck Joins PBS NewsHour to Discuss Cyberbullying in Twitter Q&A

    Faruki Privacy Attorney Zach Heck Joins PBS NewsHour to Discuss Cyberbullying in Twitter Q&A
    Each year, examples of cyberbullying and harassment increase in both schools and the workplace. As a result, state legislatures are struggling to keep up with developments in cyberspace, which means that current laws and regulations often…
  • Jul 18

    July 2017 Website Newsletter

    July 2017 Website Newsletter
    Erin Rhinehart and Christopher Hollon recently secured a $15,000 settlement on behalf of Cox Media Group Ohio, Inc. in an Ohio Open Meetings Act case brought against the Board of Education of Triad Local School District in Champaign County,…
  • Jul 17

    Faruki Welcomes Back Katie Miltner

    Faruki Welcomes Back Katie Miltner
    Katie Miltner, a business litigation attorney, rejoined the Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing team. Miltner’s practice focuses on business litigation matters, such as breach of contract, employment, antitrust, intellectual…
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43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 18

    9th Circuit burps up a correction to recent Gerber case

    9th Circuit burps up a correction to recent Gerber case
    Bruton v. Gerber Prods. Co., No. 15-15174, 2017 WL 3016740, -- Fed. Appx. --- (9th Cir. Jul. 17, 2017)On a petition for rehearing, the previous panel opinion and partial dissent were withdrawn and replaced with the following, still partially…
  • Jul 18

    Park claim fails to fly: formerly well-known mark lacks current secondary meaning

    Park claim fails to fly: formerly well-known mark lacks current secondary meaning
    Parks LLC v. Tyson Foods, Inc., 2017 WL 3014273, -- F.3d --, No. 16-2768 (3d Cir. Jul. 6, 2017)District court opinion discussed previously here. Since the 1950s, Parks Sausage Company has manufactured or licensed sausage under the brand name…
  • Jul 18

    Bee aggressive: Copied ad leads to grab bag of claim

    Bee aggressive: Copied ad leads to grab bag of claim
    Fischer v. Forrest, 2017 WL 2992663, -- F. Supp. 3d –, 14 Civ. 1307 (S.D.N.Y. Jul. 14, 2017) (report and recommendation)Fischer invented Fischer’s Bee-Quick, a product used to facilitate honey harvesting, and marketed it using,…
Rank this Week: 188

Ad Briefs: Covering Your Ads

Ad Briefs: Covering Your Ads

Covers legal issues affecting interactive, sports and entertainment marketing and promotions. By Sheppard Mullin Richter and Hampton LLP.

http://www.coveringyourads.com/
  • Jul 18

    A Deeper Dive Into the FTC Crack-Down on Social Media Influencers: What You Should Know Before You Post

    A Deeper Dive Into the FTC Crack-Down on Social Media Influencers: What You Should Know Before You Post
    In our previous blog post, “Brands Beware!!! FTC Scrutinizing Influencer Posts for Compliance with Endorsement Guides,” we reported that the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) had issued more than 90 letters to brands…
  • Jul 13

    Political Polarization in a Programmatic World

    Political Polarization in a Programmatic World
    In an era of heightened political awareness and division, brands are more and more sensitive to the nature of the content where their online ads are displayed. In an era of ever-increasing dominance of programmatic advertising via multiple…
  • Jun 30

    Dish Network to Dish Out $341M for TCPA Violation

    Dish Network to Dish Out $341M for TCPA Violation
    Two recent judgements against Dish Network LLC (“Dish”) for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and similar state and federal laws demonstrate the significant liability companies may face based on the…
Rank this Week: 1053

Mouse Print

Mouse Print

Exposing the strings and catches in advertising fine print and analyses the legal meaning and enforceability.

http://www.mouseprint.org
  • Jul 17

    Now Here’s a Juicy Story…

    Now Here’s a Juicy Story…
    There’s an old joke about how cheap chicken soup is actually made. They merely dunk a whole chicken in a pot of water, then immediately remove it and dunk it into the next pot. That’s the feeling we get with Juicy Juice’s…
  • Jul 10

    Report: Amazon Still Promoting Phony Discount

    Report: Amazon Still Promoting Phony Discount
    For years, Amazon has often used the “manufacturer’s suggested list price (MSRP)” as a reference price for many products to be able to claim that Amazon’s current selling price would save shoppers a huge sum of money.…
  • Jul 3

    Toilet Paper Roll Claims Roil

    Toilet Paper Roll Claims Roil
    Toilet paper claims on packages make consumers believe the rolls are bigger than they really are. We give you the straight poop.
Rank this Week: 2615

Advertising Law Blog

Advertising Law Blog

Provides commentary and news on developing legal issues in advertising, promotional marketing, Internet, and privacy law. By Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP.

http://www.olshanlaw.com/blogs-Advertising-Law-Blog
Rank this Week: 371

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Jul 14

    Women, IP law and the panel-gender quota count

    Women, IP law and the panel-gender quota count
    It started with a bit of typical Internet snark between lawyer-mindfulness guru Jeena Cho and your snarky blogger: Go figure:  It ended up being a very interesting discussion, if not...
  • Jul 7

    Likelihood of somniloquy

    Likelihood of somniloquy
    Originally posted 2012-07-01 01:18:59. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe New York Times: “Trademark is the sleeping giant of intellectual property,” said Paul Goldstein, a professor at the Stanford law school....
  • Jul 7

    Fake IP new

    Fake IP new
    Fake IP news isn’t news. For years I’ve been expressing skepticism about the constant drumbeat by Big IP, its enablers and its vendors about the ridiculous figures bandied about as...
Rank this Week: 89

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
  • Jul 12

    DJ Action: HIPPIE LAUNDRY v DIRTY LAUNDRY, CHINESE LAUNDRY for footwear

    DJ Action: HIPPIE LAUNDRY v DIRTY LAUNDRY, CHINESE LAUNDRY for footwear
    DJ Plaintiff uses HIPPIE LAUNDRY for clothing. DJ Defendant owns CHINESE LAUNDRY and DIRTY LAUNDRY for shoes. Defendant protested Plaintiff’s potential expansion of HIPPIE LAUNDRY into footwear.
  • Jul 11

    Recent Trademark Tweets and Re-Tweet

    Recent Trademark Tweets and Re-Tweet
    TTAB Test: Is "ROSE" Generic for Beer-Based Mixed Beverages? https://t.co/wsgda041qT pic.twitter.com/yaXBK8BDAz — TTABlog (@TTABlog) July 10, 2017 India:Online infringement: the role of intermediarieshttps://t.co/kjdEDR1i8g —…
  • Jul 11

    SDNY: Solmetex v Dental Recycling – False Advertising, Trade Libel

    SDNY: Solmetex v Dental Recycling – False Advertising, Trade Libel
    a few misrepresentations aren't commercial advertising or promotion https://t.co/sGgmmOrWty — Rebecca Tushnet (@rtushnet) July 5, 2017
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The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Reports on developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com/
  • Jul 11

    Digging through the mud to see the damage sustained

    Digging through the mud to see the damage sustained
    The Full Federal Court has made it clear that, in an action for unjustified threats, a party is entitled only to damage sustained as a result of the unjustified threats under section 128 of the Patents Act 1990 (the Act), and not damage…
  • Jun 20

    The Slants Win: SCOTUS rules “Disparaging” trademark provision unconstitutional

    The Slants Win: SCOTUS rules “Disparaging” trademark provision unconstitutional
    On June 19, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued a much-anticipated decision, holding that the so-called “disparagement clause” of the Lanham Act is an impermissible restriction on free speech under the First Amendment.…
  • Jun 16

    U.S. Copyright Office and Electronic Signature

    U.S. Copyright Office and Electronic Signature
    On May 18, 2017, the U.S. Copyright Office proposed some regulatory changes in its requirement for a handwritten, wet signature in order to a record a document with the Copyright Office. The Copyright Office has proposed permitting electronic…
Rank this Week: 2607

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Covers developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com
  • Jul 11

    Digging through the mud to see the damage sustained

    Digging through the mud to see the damage sustained
    The Full Federal Court has made it clear that, in an action for unjustified threats, a party is entitled only to damage sustained as a result of the unjustified threats under section 128 of the Patents Act 1990 (the Act), and not damage…
  • Jun 20

    The Slants Win: SCOTUS rules “Disparaging” trademark provision unconstitutional

    The Slants Win: SCOTUS rules “Disparaging” trademark provision unconstitutional
    On June 19, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued a much-anticipated decision, holding that the so-called “disparagement clause” of the Lanham Act is an impermissible restriction on free speech under the First Amendment.…
  • Jun 16

    U.S. Copyright Office and Electronic Signature

    U.S. Copyright Office and Electronic Signature
    On May 18, 2017, the U.S. Copyright Office proposed some regulatory changes in its requirement for a handwritten, wet signature in order to a record a document with the Copyright Office. The Copyright Office has proposed permitting electronic…
Rank this Week: 2470

Lawyers on Tap

Lawyers on Tap

By Verrill Dana LLP. Provides a resource to craft beverage producers interested in keeping abreast of legal developments and navigating the challenges unique to the industry.

http://beveragelawupdate.com
Rank this Week: 1606

You Might Be a Winner

You Might Be a Winner

Covers promotion marketing law. By Verrill Dana LLP.

http://youmightbeawinner.com
  • Jul 6

    Commercial Co-Ventures What a Charity Needs to Know

    Commercial Co-Ventures What a Charity Needs to Know
    Yay!  Big brand wants to team up and donate part of the purchase price of its sales to your charity.  Do you just have to sit back and watch the money come pouring in? Procedurally, no; substantively, (mostly) yes.  Even though…
  • Jul 5

    Liability For Inherently Dangerous Contests (How Many Nathan’s Famous Are Too Many)

    Liability For Inherently Dangerous Contests (How Many Nathan’s Famous Are Too Many)
    It’s fun to watch Joey Chestnut race to scarf down 72 hot dogs in 10 minutes on the 4th of July, isn’t it?  At least the thousands of fans who packed the Coney Island boardwalk and over 1 million television viewers think…
  • Jun 22

    How About Some Updates?

    How About Some Updates?
    You may or may not have heard of some recent developments in the promotion world.  If you haven’t, great, let me be the first to tell you.  If you have, my update is better. Endorsements/Influencers Back in the 1940s, a…
Rank this Week: 1587

Canadian Advertising and Marketing…

Canadian Advertising and Marketing Law

Covers Canadian advertising law. By Steve Szentesi.

http://www.canadianadvertisinglaw.com/
  • Jul 5

    Misleading Concert Prices Could Be Your Ticket to a Fine: Competition Bureau

    Misleading Concert Prices Could Be Your Ticket to a Fine: Competition Bureau
    On July 4, 2017, the Competition Bureau (Bureau) issued a statement warning sporting and entertainment vendors to ensure that their upfront pricing was accurate. In particular, the Bureau cautioned ticket sellers that engaging in “drip…
  • Jun 2

    A Legal Tiptoe Through the Hot World of Influencer Advertising

    A Legal Tiptoe Through the Hot World of Influencer Advertising
    My new Canadian Lawyer column discusses practical tips for brands and influencers in the expanding area of endorsements and testimonials, in light of Federal Trade Commission, Competition Bureau and industry regulator guidance. Below is an…
  • May 16

    Preparing for the Expiry of CASL’s Transitional Provision

    Preparing for the Expiry of CASL’s Transitional Provision
    tbk Creative has published a very good and thorough post of the upcoming expiry of CASL’s (Canada’s anti-spam law) transitional provision on July 1, 2017. While a significant amount has recently been written on the upcoming…
Rank this Week: 3418

Throughout the Universe

Throughout the Universe

Offers perspectives on law for the creative business. By Dane Johnson.

http://www.issbusinesslaw.com
  • Jun 30

    Oregon Supreme Court upholds an expanded safe harbor in uninsured motorist claim

    Oregon Supreme Court upholds an expanded safe harbor in uninsured motorist claim
    Insurer may dispute both existence and extent of claimed injury caused by uninsured driver without risking attorney fees. In Spearman v. Progressive Classic Insurance Company, 361 Or 584 (2017), the Oregon Supreme Court recently expanded the…
  • May 8

    Legal issues in the exhibition or sale of fine art on consignment

    Legal issues in the exhibition or sale of fine art on consignment
    Artists and art dealers should look closely at Oregon’s art consignment laws any time the work leaves the studio. Many artists aspire to show in respected galleries and be represented by reputable dealers. But venues like local cafes…
  • Dec 14

    Automated calls could put brand marketers on the hook in civil action

    Automated calls could put brand marketers on the hook in civil action
    Telephone Consumer Protection Act makes prerecorded telemarketing a risky business An Oregon company has reportedly found itself haled into a Pennsylvania court, accused by one local plaintiff there of violating the Telephone Consumer…
Rank this Week: 2576

Information Law Group

Information Law Group

Covers advertising law, privacy, information security and intellectual property.

http://www.infolawgroup.com/
Rank this Week: 917

Consumer Advertising Law Blog

Consumer Advertising Law Blog

Covers consumer marketing, advertising and promotional activities. By Arnold & Porter.

http://www.consumeradvertisinglawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 763

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

Arent Fox's fashion law blog highlights critical issues for designers, retailers, and manufacturers.

http://fashioncounsel.com
  • Jun 7

    The Past Is Not Necessarily Prologue: New York City Bans Probes Into Salary History

    The Past Is Not Necessarily Prologue: New York City Bans Probes Into Salary History
    Following a recent trend that started in Massachusetts and the City of Philadelphia, New York City has become the latest jurisdiction to ban employers from inquiring about salary history for applicants. Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro.…
  • Jun 6

    It’s Predictable: New York City Bans On-Call Scheduling

    It’s Predictable: New York City Bans On-Call Scheduling
    On May 30, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law Bill 1387-A, which prohibits covered retail employers from engaging in so-called “on-call scheduling,” a practice that is very common and in many cases critical…
  • Jun 6

    It’s Predictable: New York City Bans On-Call Scheduling

    It’s Predictable: New York City Bans On-Call Scheduling
    On May 30, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law Bill 1387-A, which prohibits covered retail employers from engaging in so-called “on-call scheduling,” a practice that is very common and in many cases critical…
Rank this Week: 2548

Troll Defense

Troll Defense

Tips and commentary for individuals accused of civil liability for Internet activities. By Benjamin Justus.

http://www.troll-defense.com/
  • May 19

    Nic Cage Vehicle Out for “Vengeance” Against Oregon BitTorrent User

    Nic Cage Vehicle Out for “Vengeance” Against Oregon BitTorrent User
    Justice Everywhere Productions, LLC, the purported owner of copyrights in the 2017 film Vengeance: A Love Story, has filed BitTorrent copyright infringement suits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, continuing the…
  • May 19

    “Undisputed” Franchise Steps Into Torrent Troll Ring in Carolina

    “Undisputed” Franchise Steps Into Torrent Troll Ring in Carolina
    Several BitTorrent lawsuits were filed by UN4 Productions, Inc. in the Eastern and Middle Districts of the North Carolina U.S. District Courts. These suits allege BitTorrent-based copyright infringement of the 2016 action…
  • May 19

    MMA Fight-Flick Franchise “Undisputed” Trolls Oregon ISP Subscriber

    MMA Fight-Flick Franchise “Undisputed” Trolls Oregon ISP Subscriber
    UN4 Productions, Inc., the purported owner of copyrights in the martial arts film Boyka: Undisputed, has filed BitTorrent copyright infringement suits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, continuing the status of the Oregon…
Rank this Week: 1949

Ad Defense Law

Ad Defense Law

Covers advertising law and consumer class action law. By Holland & Hart LLP.

http://adlawdefense.com/
  • May 9

    Are You Shipping Me! Is Delivery Charging The Next Big Thing In Consumer Class Actions?

    Are You Shipping Me! Is Delivery Charging The Next Big Thing In Consumer Class Actions?
    ** Shipping and Handling Case Dismissed in California – Beginning of the End? **                                            …
  • Apr 27

    Healthy Consciou

    Healthy Consciou
    ** FDA Updating Requirements for “Healthy” Claims on Food Labeling ** One of the trending areas we have blogged about last year was “healthy” claims in food labelling becoming the new “all natural”…
  • Apr 5

    Sugar in Missouri

    Sugar in Missouri
    ** Do we have a new “sue-me” State for Food and Class Litigators? **                                          …
Rank this Week: 1829

Consumer Goods & Retail…

Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Litigation Blog

Covers litigation-related issues concerning consumer packaged goods manufacturers, retailers, advertisers, consumers and attorneys. By Kotchen & Low LLP.

http://cpg-retail-litigation.kotchen.com/
Rank this Week: 488

Faruki, Ireland & Cox P.L.L.…

Faruki, Ireland & Cox P.L.L. Business Litigation Blog

Covers data security, intellectual property, advertising & media, and business litigation.

http://businesslitigationinfo.com
  • Nov 24

    NOVEMBER 2015 FI&C WEBSITE NEWSLETTER

    NOVEMBER 2015 FI&C WEBSITE NEWSLETTER
    *     On September 17, 2015, Jeff Ireland and Jade Smarda, obtained a temporary restraining order on behalf of a local financial services firm in a trade secrets case. *     Jeff Sharkey and…
  • Nov 20

    Be Cautious When Social Networking is All “Atwitter “at Your Workplace

    Be Cautious When Social Networking is All “Atwitter “at Your Workplace
    We use social media all the time. Make it a point during the day to notice how often you see a friend or colleague checking a Facebook update or sending a tweet (or giving you a three-star rating on the new Peeple app).  People are on…
  • Nov 16

    Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act: The Devil Lurks and the Road to His House Appears Well Paved

    Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act: The Devil Lurks and the Road to His House Appears Well Paved
    Best Laid Plans. They say the devil is in the details. One might say that is most certainly the case with the recently advanced version of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (“CISA”) that recently passed the U.S. Senate by…
Rank this Week: 2376

Trade Regulation Talk

Trade Regulation Talk

Covers antitrust, consumer protection, franchising, advertising, privacy, and civil RICO law. By John W. Arden.

http://traderegulation.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 14

    Justice Department asked to investigate Amazon’s "monopolization" of book market

    Justice Department asked to investigate Amazon’s "monopolization" of book market
    This posting was written by Jeffrey May, J.D.A group of authors, and the American Booksellers Association—a trade association representing independently-owned bookstores—are asking the Department of Justice to scrutinize the…
  • Jul 7

    New Texas law says franchisors are not employers of franchisees or their employee

    New Texas law says franchisors are not employers of franchisees or their employee
    This story was written by Edward L. Puzzo, J.D.Texas has enacted legislation, effective September 1, 2015, specifying that franchisors will not be considered to be the employers of--or in a co-employment relationship with--either franchisees…
  • May 2

    Mergers Reported under HSR Act Down Slightly in FY 2012

    Mergers Reported under HSR Act Down Slightly in FY 2012
    This posting was written by Tobias J. Gillett, Contributor to Wolters Kluwer Antitrust Law Daily. The number of mergers reported under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Premerger Notification Program between October 1, 2011 and September 30, 2012…
Rank this Week: 4813

Consumer Advocate Legal Update

Consumer Advocate Legal Update

Discusses consumer law, class action lawsuits, advertising law, business law, copyright, and other topics. By Khorrami, LLP.

https://consumeradvocatelegalupdate.wordpress.com
  • Nov 17

    Class Action Lawsuit against Gap and Banana Republic for Misleading Sales Tactic

    Class Action Lawsuit against Gap and Banana Republic for Misleading Sales Tactic
    Have you ever planned to make a purchase of an item solely because you thought it was on sale, only to find out at the cash register that the item is being sold at full-price? If so, you are not alone. Consumers in California have banned…
  • Nov 17

    Class Action Lawsuit against Gap and Banana Republic for Misleading Sales Tactic

    Class Action Lawsuit against Gap and Banana Republic for Misleading Sales Tactic
    Have you ever planned to make a purchase of an item solely because you thought it was on sale, only to find out at the cash register that the item is being sold at full-price? If so, you are not alone. Consumers in California have banned…
  • Nov 17

    Tylenol Liver Failure Lawsuit

    Tylenol Liver Failure Lawsuit
    Tylenol, the #1 doctor recommended brand of pain relief and a name trusted by Americans for years to treat aches and reduce fevers, has been linked to liver failure. A Tylenol liver failure lawsuit has been filed against Johnson &…
Rank this Week: 2382

AdMark Buzz

AdMark Buzz

Covers trademark, copyright, advertising, infringement and intellectual property law. By Locke Lord.

http://www.lockelordadmark.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 13

    President Obama is Expected to Issue Executive Order on Cyber Security and Privacy

    President Obama is Expected to Issue Executive Order on Cyber Security and Privacy
    The Draft Executive Order requires certain federal agencies to identify critical infrastructure where a cyber security incident could have national or regional effects on public health or safety, or economic or national security.The article…
  • Oct 23

    As has been reported, the FTC recently…

    As has been reported, the FTC recently issued a revised "Green Guides" to guide marketers when making claims regarding the environmental attributes about their products. 
  • Oct 1

    Today, FTC Releases the Revised Green Guides for Environmental Marketing

    Today, FTC Releases the Revised Green Guides for Environmental Marketing
    Author: Paul Van SlykeThe FTC released today the long-awaited final, revised version of its Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims — the Green Guides. If your company makes green or environmental claims in its advertising,…
Rank this Week: 3442