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D.C. Circuit's Anti-SLAPP decision affects federal lawsuits involving statements made by bloggers about products sold by marketers

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2015

Marketers often file defamation, trade libel, false advertising, and other claims against bloggers and others who make alleged false statements about

Cutting off the counterfeiter’s lifeline

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2015

When it comes to counterfeiters, I try to be the leach that sucks their blood dry. Cease-and-desist letters are fine, DMCA takedown letters are

FTC throws the works at iWorks and obtains partial summary judgment on online advertising issues

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2015

Last week, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada granted partial summary judgment for the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"

Social networking and reputation service website jerked to a halt by the FTC

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2015

Last week, the FTC issued an Order and summary decision against the owners of Jerk.com, an "anti-social network" website for deceiving users about

Fantasy league competitors battle on the NAD court for decision over who can claim “largest US-based website”

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2015

We love a good March Madness legal blog (see here and here and here) and NAD gave us some great fodder this month deciding a case between two large

The FCC net neutrality order: how does the Open Internet Order affect you?

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2015

On March 12, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released the full text of its Open Internet Order (Order), which they adopted on

SEC and FINRA cybersecurity reports highlight cybersecurity as a new compliance priority

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

On February 3, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) released reports

Searching for low risk? NAD clarifies rules for paid search

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

It appears to be search engine marketing month, first the FTC and now the NAD has also weighed in with a case of first impression over use of ad copy

The FTC speaks softly but carries a big stick do paid search terms go under the microscope?

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2015

Are paid search terms about to receive a lot more Federal Trade Commission (FTC) attention? That’s the question you could be asking after the FTC

New sanctions imposed on North Korea following cyber attack

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • North Korea, USA
  • -
  • January 13 2015

For the first time, the United States has imposed sanctions in response to a cyber attack on a private company. On January 2, President Obama signed