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Hashtags and ads: top 10 legal considerations for brands involved in digital and social media advertising

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

In today's competitive marketplace, brands are relying heavily on social media and other digital methods to communicate with consumers and to

With “operation full disclosure,” FTC wants ads to let it all hang out

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 9 2014

In a new initiative, dubbed "Operation Full Disclosure," the Federal Trade Commission sent warning letters to more than 60 companies the agency

FTC mows down astroturfing at Yahoo

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 9 2014

The Federal Trade Commission has closed an investigation into "astroturfing" by Yahoo employees and declined to take enforcement action because of the

The impact of eBay on Lanham Act false advertising litigation

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2014

A recent opinion by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that the Supreme Court's landmark decision in eBay is applicable to

The need to correctly classify employees

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2014

Providing a $1.25 million lesson in the importance of correctly classifying employees, the Oakland Raiders settled a lawsuit brought by the team's

Court keeps deceptive advertising suit against beer company alive

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2014

Is the beer better in Germany or Missouri? The answer is up for debate, but one plaintiff filed suit against Anheuser-Busch claiming he was duped

Consumers get right to review in California

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2014

A new law in California protects a consumer's right to post online reviews about a company. Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill into law in early

Use of flawed study results in $3.5M settlement with FTC

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2014

For relying upon the results of a flawed study to make what the Federal Trade Commission characterized as "baseless" and "hopelessly flawed"

State VPPA applies to magazines, court rules

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 19 2014

In an expansive decision, a federal court judge held that Michigan's state analogue to the federal Video Privacy Protection Act applies to more than

He likes me. He likes me not: Facebook changes its policy on “likes”

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2014

In an important development for advertisers who wish to use promotions to build their page "likes" on Facebook, the social media platform has changed