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Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
On May 27, the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce advanced by voice vote H.R. 2668, legislation to clarify the Federal Trade...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Judge Edward Davila of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently dismissed with prejudice a putative class action alleging Walgreens misled consumers into believing...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Back in May, the New York Attorney General sued Quality King Distributors, alleging that the company dramatically increased its wholesale prices for Lysol products, in violation of the state's price gouging law.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
Professor Christine Farley of American University Washington College of Law, in her article, "The Lost Unfair Competition Law," notes the oft-repeated assertion that trademark law "is but a part of the broader law of unfair competition."
Reed Smith
Back in the Pleistocene era when we toiled in law school, it seemed as if modern tort law developed as the result of a cross-continental game of ping pong played between the California...
Mayer Brown
On June 2, 2020, the United States Trade Representative ("USTR") announced the initiation of a Section 301 investigation into digital services taxes ("DST"). This investigation will focus on the DST practices of Austria, Brazil, the ...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
There is general agreement that the authority of the Federal Trade Commission Act (the "Act") is broad enough to govern algorithmic decision-making and other forms of artificial intelligence ("AI")
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Over the years, the Federal Trade Commission has brought a number of cases involving tech support scams, where fraudsters deceptively market services to "fix" ...
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Historically, complaints regarding price gouging have arisen following hurricanes, tornadoes or other natural disasters.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
With nearly half of the United States population being either urged or ordered to stay at home and avoid all non-essential travel in light of the COVID-19 crisis
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
The World Health Organization has now declared COVID-19 a pandemic, and as more businesses begin to face the impacts of quarantines and travel restrictions
Foley Hoag LLP
Attorneys General across the United States are cracking down on individuals and businesses that are selling hand-sanitizer, face masks, disinfectants, and other products...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Defending Unfair Trade Practices Act And Unfair Insurance Practices Act Claims.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
What can you buy for $43,280? Well, you could buy a convertible, an around-the-world cruise, or that timeshare you've always wanted in Cabo.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Steptoe partner Matt Bathon authored an article titled "ITC Can Be Your Ally in Fight Against Unfair Competition From Imported Goods" for Bloomberg Law.
Jones Day
FTC Act Section 5 authorizes the FTC, following a hearing, to order a person or corporation to cease and desist from using any unfair method of competition.
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
Operating a GA business? Understand the Fair Business Practices Act
In an increasing trend, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) joined other federal regulators seeking to hold individuals – not just companies – liable in enforcement proceedings.
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
Most people are familiar with the Federal Trade Commission Act; however, few people are aware of the additional protections for consumers and legitimate business provided at the state level.
Ropes & Gray LLP
In its long-awaited decision in Amarin Pharma. v. ITC, the Federal Circuit provided guidance on the U.S. International Trade Commission's discretion to decline to institute an investigation under section 337 of the Tariff Act...
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