False Advertising

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Name: False Advertising
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Lawsuit: Magically Slimming Underwear Didn’t Do Any Magical Slimming

( gurms ) Why would you buy a slimming garment? Because you want it to make you slim, obviously. So when two Massachusetts women bought special skivvies marketed based on their weight-reducing ingredients and felt that no such weight reduction happened, ... [Published The Consumerist - 8 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

China campaign seizes fake condoms, medical devices

China's Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has announced the breaking of two major cases involving millions of U.S. dollars' worth of fake condoms and medical devices. As a national safety campaign on counterfeit medical equipment gains steam, local ... [Published Individual.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Ninth Circuit Sticks Software Company With Attorney Fee Bill

SAN FRANCISCO — The Ninth Circuit is the wrong place to bring a sketchy false advertising case.On Tuesday the appellate court upheld a $934,000 award for attorney fees and costs in a Lanham Act case, declining to reconsider its friendly standard for finding ... [Published Recorder - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Women Sue: 'Slimming' Underwear Doesn't Slim

(Newser)–Undergarments made with seemingly magical fabric that can help you lose weight: sound too good to be true? Well, according to two Massachusetts women, it is. Annique Bellot and Tara Stefani are suing Maidenform Brands and Wacoal America over ... [Published Newser - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Talk Radio Show Hosts Asked to Correct False Ads Broadcast during Their Shows

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Marketing Weekly News -- The national organization ALIPAC is asking talk radio show hosts across America to expose the liberal pro-amnesty organization that is running false advertising in support of liberal Republican ... [Published HighBeam Research - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Supreme Court inks decision regarding who may bring Lanham claims

Last week, in a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court clarified the standard for who may bring claims pursuant to . The case began when Lexmark, a manufacturer and retailer of printers and toner cartridges, sued Static Control, a company that makes and ... [Published Lexology - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

COMMERCIAL BREAK: Are We Buying Ryanair's Midlife Makeover?

Some of us are old enough to remember when Angelina Jolie was a wild-child so in love with her brother (her words, not ours, after she accepted her Oscar in 2000) and wearing a vial of Billy Bob Thornton’s blood around her neck.Now she’s a doting mother, ... [Published Travel Pulse - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Air Steerage: Splitting Up Families?

Airlines are increasingly charging fees for simple seat placement : He talked about another annoyance that travelers who buy basic coach fares encounter routinely when booking a flight these days: the unavailability of seat assignments at the ... [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

Crackdown targets fake goods for sale online

CHINA is to launch a new round of crackdowns on intellectual property infringement and the production and sale of counterfeit goods, particularly in Internet-based crimes, the government said yesterday.The nationwide campaign will focus on false or deceptive ... [Published Shanghai Daily - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Beating Consumer Fraud and False Advertising Class Actions

Executive SummaryClass actions are a plaintiffs’ bar evergreen. While defense counsel has their hands full defending what are more often than not entirely frivolous suits, courts continue to allow them to meander through a procedural morass that wastes ... [Published Association of National Advertisers - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Yahoo Loses Early Round In False Advertising Case

Siding against Yahoo, a judge rejected the company's request that a small business post a bond before proceeding with its false advertising case.Yahoo had asked for an order requiringWilson & Haubert, a law firm based in North Little Rock, Ark., to post ... [Published Media Post - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme Court inks uniform standing test for Lanham Act false advertising claims

Key TakeawaysThe US Supreme Court created a uniform test for standing for false advertising claims under Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act, resolving a three-way circuit split. The new standing test requires the plaintiff to allege and prove that it suffered ... [Published Lexology - Apr 14 2014]

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EMove "urges us to join other circuits in finding that a case cannot be considered exceptional without a finding of bad faith" states the opinion by Judges Barry Silverman, William Fletcher and Jay Bybee. "We are unwilling to do so."
...The garments are made with fabric by Nurel SA of Spain, which is supposedly "constructed with minerals and nutrients that are absorbed by the skin and can permanently change women's body shape and skin tone" the East Bay Business Times reports. (Basically, fat-destroying vitamins, Metro International notes)
...Carolina, a group called Americans for a Conservative Direction are spending more than $150,000 in ads that claim Congresswoman Renee Ellmers is "working hard to secure our borders, fix our broken immigration system, and no amnesty period."
...He also focused on healthcare at Piper Jaffray & Co. and Linden LLC. Keys said in a statement, "broadly speaking, the healthcare industry continues to be highly fragmented." Phoenix Investment Adviser, manager of the JLP Funds, hired Mike Beck as a senior research analyst and John Mills as senior vice president of business...

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Ninth Circuit Sticks Software Company With Atto... [Published Recorder - 5 hours ago]
Lawsuit: Magically Slimming Underwear Didn’t Do... [Published The Consumerist - 8 hours ago]
Women Sue: 'Slimming' Underwear Doesn't Slim [Published Newser - 10 hours ago]
Talk Radio Show Hosts Asked to Correct False Ad... [Published HighBeam Research - 11 hours ago]
Supreme Court inks decision regarding who may b... [Published Lexology - 12 hours ago]
Movers & shakers: April 15, 2014 [Published TheDeal.com - 12 hours ago]
E-cigarette report details evidence of marketin... [Published Cleveland.com - 19 hours ago]
China campaign seizes fake condoms, medical dev... [Published Individual.com - 22 hours ago]
Durbin, Waxman, Harkin, Rockefeller & Members o... [Published Congressman Henry A. Waxman - Apr 15 2014]
Elvis Presley estate sues gun manufacturer for ... [Published Lawyer Herald - Apr 15 2014]
COMMERCIAL BREAK: Are We Buying Ryanair's Midli... [Published Travel Pulse - Apr 14 2014]
Reed Co-Authors Report Showing E-Cigarette Mark... [Published U.S. Senator Jack Reed - Apr 14 2014]
Don't trust the claims on e-cigarette websites [Published Consumer Reports - Apr 14 2014]
Defeating Class Certification in Food Labeling ... [Published For The Defense - Apr 14 2014]
Air Steerage: Splitting Up Families? [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Apr 14 2014]
Beating Consumer Fraud and False Advertising Cl... [Published Association of National Advertisers - Apr 14 2014]
Bad batch of ExxonMobil gas harmed engines, sui... [Published Consumer Affairs - Apr 14 2014]
Crackdown targets fake goods for sale online [Published Shanghai Daily - Apr 14 2014]
The craziest compensation claims in history fro... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
Yahoo Loses Early Round In False Advertising Case [Published Media Post - Apr 14 2014]
Firm Adds Prominent IP Litigator in Chicago [Published Latham & Watkins - Apr 14 2014]
12 Examples of Native Ads (And Why They Work) [Published Copyblogger - Apr 14 2014]
Windows Phone 8.1 Review: Microsoft’s Game of C... [Published Time - Apr 14 2014]
Supreme Court inks uniform standing test for La... [Published Lexology - Apr 14 2014]
Litigation group joins Sheppard Mullin [Published Captive Insurance Times - Apr 14 2014]
Windows Phone 8.1 Review: Microsoft’s Game of C... [Published TIME.com - Apr 14 2014]
The left’s “Muhammad Ali” strategy: What it tak... [Published Salon - Apr 14 2014]
XINHUA - China to crack down on online piracy, ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 14 2014]
China to crack down on online piracy, counterfe... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 14 2014]
How Do We Draw The Line On Free Speech? [Published New Matilda - Apr 14 2014]
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Lawsuit: Magically Slimming Underwear Didn’t Do... [Published The Consumerist - 8 hours ago]
( gurms ) Why would you buy a slimming garment? Because you want it to make you slim, obviously. So when two Massachusetts women bought special skivvies marketed based on their weight-reducing ingredients and felt that no such weight reduction happened, ...
Air Steerage: Splitting Up Families? [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Apr 14 2014]
Airlines are increasingly charging fees for simple seat placement : He talked about another annoyance that travelers who buy basic coach fares encounter routinely when booking a flight these days: the unavailability of seat assignments at the ...
12 Examples of Native Ads (And Why They Work) [Published Copyblogger - Apr 14 2014]
Despite all the hype, native advertising remains a fuzzy concept for most marketers. According to our 2014 status report : 49 percent of respondents don’t know what native advertising is24 percent are hardly familiar with itAnother 24 percent are ...
Windows Phone 8.1 Review: Microsoft’s Game of C... [Published TIME.com - Apr 14 2014]
When you’re number two in a business category, as Avis famously told us , you have to try harder. Which would tend to suggest that whoever’s in third place needs to work even harder still. That’s certainly been Microsoft’s strategy with Windows Phone ...
Katherine Heigl Wants Six Mil-Do After Drugstor... [Published Techdirt - Apr 10 2014]
When I become king of America, I can assure you that anything resembling publicity rights will be stricken from the legal record. We've seen entirely too much craziness recently over these laws that appear to create something of a VIP class citizenry. ...
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WSJ What's News -- Heating Bills To Skyrocket [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jan 24 2014]
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Consumers devise new ways to decipher the fuss ... [Published Financial Services - Mar 06 2014]
FTC Announces Sweep Against 10 Auto Dealers [Published Auto & Transportation - Jan 09 2014]
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