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Macy’s and Foot Locker sued for improper collection of customer data

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • August 7 2014

Last week, Macy's and Foot Locker became the latest retailers to be forced to defend allegations that they illegally collect personal information

Hands off! Pending fight over abandoned gift cards heats up

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

A group of merchants and restaurants, including Netflix Inc., California Pizza Kitchen Inc., and Ralph Lauren Corp., are fighting back

Class action complaints allege that Yelp.com sales reps use threats, manipulation to sell advertising

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2010

In the last few weeks, two different California small business owners have filed class action lawsuits against Yelp! Inc. (“Yelp”), alleging that the company’s sales representatives use unfair business practices to sell advertising on Yelp.com

Electronically bound: are you complying with E-Sign?

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2011

The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E-Sign Act), passed in 2000, greatly enhanced the ability of companies to conduct transactions electronically by ensuring the validity of contracts that were entered into electronically

Converse accuses 'fair trade' and 'eco-friendly' competitor of infringement

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2013

Converse Inc. recently sued a competitor, Autonomie Project, Inc., for willfully infringing Converse's famous Chuck Taylor All Star shoes. In the

The client strikes back: defamation cases in California and Virginia illustrate dangers of suing over critical internet reviews

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2013

Two recent defamation cases highlight the risks involved in suing former customers or clients for defamation based on the posting of negative online

Amerigas settles with Opinion Corp, ending battle over “Pissed Consumer” site

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

In a recent case, a national propane supplier reached a settlement with an online consumer complaint website, ending a dispute over deceptive

Lacoste North America CEO Francis Pierrel sees strength in US market

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

Earlier this month, Lacoste re-signed a deal to outfit the ATP World Tour staff at all pro tennis events through 2015, a partnership that is just one

In Vino Veritas: federal court stomps Winery’s trademark priority argument

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2013

A recent trademark infringement case involving two wineries highlights how compliance with industry-specific regulatory requirements can have a

BCBG obtains consent judgment in trade dress suit

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2013

On March 12, 2012, BCBG Max Azria Group, Inc. (BCBG) sued Stretta Moda, LLC (Stretta) for infringement, unfair competition, and dilution of its Herve