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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> 1-800 Contacts Unlawfully Restricted Competitors' Trademark Use In Search Engine Marketing
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has decided that agreements reached by 1-800 Contacts, Inc. with a number of its competitors ...
United States
23 Nov 2018
Street Art, Copyright Infringement, And De Minimis Use
The legal protections afforded to graffiti and "street art" artists have gained increased visibility in recent months.
United States
7 Sep 2018
Litigation Alert >> "Dialing It Back?" Federal Courts Weigh In On "Autodialers" After Appeals Court Strikes Down FCC Interpretation Of TCPA
Following a March 2018 by the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that rejected certain Federal Communications Commission (FCC) interpretations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ...
United States
26 Jun 2018
Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Key Parts Of The FCC's TCPA Order
Under the TCPA, the penalty for a violation is $500 per call or text, which can be trebled for willfulness.
United States
16 May 2018
No Harm, No Foul? Individualized Consent Issues Sink TCPA Class Action
Is a class action lawsuit appropriate when some class members have consented to the defendant's conduct, but have not given that consent in the manner the law requires?
United States
17 Jan 2018
Battling The Real "Fake News": FTC Reaches Multi-Million Dollar Settlement With Internet Marketers For False Celebrity Endorsements
Unfortunately, the unauthorized use of a celebrity's name and image has become a deceptive advertising practice frequently used by dishonest online marketers.
United States
4 Dec 2017
First Circuit Requires Identifiable Injury For Claims Asserting Deceptive Retailer "Compare At" Prices
Consumer class actions alleging that retailers are using deceptive comparison pricing tactics online and in stores are becoming increasingly common under state consumer protection statutes...
United States
25 Sep 2017
2016 Mitigating Risk: Key Litigation Developments - Consumer Class Actions >> Our Best Offer: Rule 68 And TCPA Class Actions
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) imposes significant restrictions on automatically dialed calls, including prohibitions against virtually all automated calls and text messages to cell phones.
United States
12 Apr 2016
Upcoming FCC Rulings Will Create New Challenges For TCPA Compliance
The Federal Communications Commission recently announced that it will be issuing a package of rulings on 21 long-standing petitions concerning the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
United States
8 Jul 2015
Supreme Court Clarifies Who Can Assert A Federal Claim For False Advertising
The Supreme Court's ruling in Lexmark should have a significant impact on Lanham Act false advertising cases.
United States
21 Jul 2014
Government Seizes Websites On Suspicion Of Copyright Infringement
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a unit of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), recently seized several websites on suspicion of posting downloadable copyrighted materials without the authority of the copyright owners.
United States
27 Jul 2011
Ninth Circuit Confirms That Keyword Advertising Can Be Trademark Infringement, But Raises The Bar To Prove Infringement
Many advertisers use keyword advertising programs with search engines, such as Google’s AdWords, as part of their internet marketing campaigns.
United States
22 Jul 2011
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