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FTC commissioners uphold false advertising ruling against POM Wonderful

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2013

In a unanimous 5-0 ruling, the Commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") upheld an FTC Administrative Law Judge's false advertising

FTC publishes study on promotional activities of food marketed to children and adolescents

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2013

As a follow up to its 2008 report on the same issue, the FTC recently released a study on the promotional activities of food marketed to children and

Federal court dismisses POM Wonderful's declaratory judgment action against the FTC

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2012

On Sunday, a judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed POM Wonderful's ("POM") declaratory judgment action against the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"

WOMMA updates social media marketing disclosure guide

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 23 2012

The Word of Mouth Marketing Association ("WOMMA") recently updated its Guide to Disclosure in Social Media Marketing ("Guide"). The current Guide is released as part of an ongoing effort on the part of WOMMA to memorialize best practices in the word of mouth marketing industry

FTC issues report on "up to" marketing claims

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2012

The Federal Trade Commission released the results of a study regarding consumer understanding of “up to” marketing claims

Sunrise period for brand owners to block their brands from .XXX is now open

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2011

As we previously reported, ICANN approved the .XXX extension for use by the adult entertainment industry

Defunct internet marketer to pay $2.4 million in class action settlement

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2011

NebuAd, Inc., an online advertising company that recently went out of business, has agreed to settle class action claims stemming from alleged violations of federal and state privacy laws

Council of Better Business Bureaus announces uniform nutrition guidelines for food marketed to children

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2011

The Children's Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative, a program of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, recently announced comprehensive, uniform nutrition guidelines that will govern advertising of food products to children

Apple sued for use of image exceeding scope of license

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 17 2011

A photographer filed a lawsuit against Apple, Inc. for allegedly using a copyrighted photo in an advertisement for Apple's iPhone without permission

FTC brings first COPPA case against mobile apps

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2011

In the FTC's first case involving mobile applications, the Commission charged a developer of apps as well as the company's president and owner with violations of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA"