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6 Feb 2014, 12:17 am by John Diekman
Whether a representation or an omission, the test is whether the allegedly deceptive act or practice is likely to mislead a reasonable consumer acting reasonably under the circumstances.Student note: In addition to showing that the conduct was consumer-oriented, a prima facie case requires . . . a showing that the defendant is engaging in an act or practice that is deceptive or misleading in a material way and that plaintiff has been injured by… [read post]
4 Aug 2011, 6:12 am by Eriq Gardner
Eriq Gardner Comcast says its satellite rival exploited the end of the NFL Lockout to conduct a broad advertising campaign that was false, misleading, and deceptive, as well as disparaging to its competitors.read more [read post]
12 Jul 2007, 9:13 pm
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission [ACCC] in Australia asserts that Google "engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct" by allowing Trading Post to buy ads in the name of the car dealerships. [read post]
9 Jul 2012, 11:10 am
At The Law Office of Stephen O'Rear, P.C. we represent people who are victims of false, misleading and deceptive business practices. [read post]
14 Jul 2012, 10:07 am by admin
Conventional wisdom is that the Competition Bureau will pursue most misleading advertising cases civilly, under section 74.01 of the Competition Act, not criminally (the Act also contains a criminal misleading advertising provision, section 52, as well as a number of other criminal deceptive marketing offences). [read post]
12 Jul 2007, 6:28 pm
The ACCC is also alleging that Google, by causing the Kloster Ford and Charlestown Toyota links to be published on its website, engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in breach of section 52 of the Act. [read post]
8 May 2012, 12:57 pm by Adam Solomon
A federal class action lawsuit has been filed against Duracell, Inc. and The Procter & Gamble Company in the United State District Court in California alleging that defendants engaged in a deceptive marketing scheme to mislead consumers as to the battery life of the Duracell Ultra Advanced and Duracell Ultra Power batteries. [read post]
8 Sep 2013, 6:07 am by Mark S. Humphreys
The DTPA provides a cause of action for conduct defined in the "laundry list" of Section 17.46(b). [read post]
4 Feb 2008, 9:24 pm
An excellent example of deceptive, but truthful conduct, is contained in Miller v. [read post]
15 Nov 2013, 6:00 am by Legal Profession Prof
A press release noted that the judge had been publicly censured for giving "evasive and deceptive" and "misleading... [read post]
14 Jul 2012, 10:10 am by admin
Conventional wisdom is that the Competition Bureau will pursue most misleading advertising cases civilly, under section 74.01 of the Competition Act, not criminally (the Act also contains a criminal misleading advertising provision, section 52, as well as a number of other criminal deceptive marketing offences). [read post]
4 Mar 2008, 4:45 pm
Justice Spender declared that in 2002 and 2003 Kleenheat Gas engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct in breach of the Trade Practices Act 1974 by: representing to particular customers that the price for bulk LPG supplied to them would vary according to movements in Kleenheat Gas' actual costs of supply, by reference to an external measure or benchmark (typically the Saudi Aramco Contract Price) or according to Kleenheat's 'list price' or… [read post]
10 Feb 2012, 12:13 pm by admin
Deceptive Telemarketing Albertans sentenced to jail time for cross-border deceptive telemarketing.  [read post]
3 Oct 2011, 1:04 pm by David Jacobson
In ALDI Stores (A Limited Partnership) v EFTPOS Payments Australia Ltd [2011] FCA 1114 the Federal Court found the respondent ePAL engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in contravention of the Australian Consumer Law and ordered that it publish corrective advertising. [read post]
28 Jun 2012, 11:16 am
The DTPA is meant to protect Texas consumers from the use of false, misleading or deceptive practices or unconscionable actions by sellers of goods or providers of services. [read post]
2 Nov 2010, 10:26 am
I wonder how often this fact pattern shows up: Yes to deceptive intent; No to Inequitable Conduct.  [read post]
31 Jan 2007, 7:29 pm
Senators Obama and Schumer today introduced a bill (S. 1975) designed to stop deceptive practices and the intimidation of voters. [read post]
4 Oct 2007, 12:19 pm
ASIC has obtained orders in the Federal Court of Australia against Canberra-based mortgage broker, Tonadale Pty Ltd (trading as ACT Mortgages) following allegations of unconscionable, misleading and deceptive conduct in relation to the arrangement of low-documentation (low-doc) loans. [read post]