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For the first time the FTC indicates that media companies are subject to challenge for deceptive advertising
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2007

In its history, the Federal Trade Commission has never sued a media company for running an allegedly deceptive advertisement for someone else's product or service


“Negligent publication” does not include false advertising or negligent misrepresentation
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2008

The United State Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, applying California law, has held that a professional liability policy including coverage for "negligent publication" did not include coverage for class action lawsuits alleging negligent misrepresentation, false advertising and related counts


Unmasking anonymous posters
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2009

Media outlets increasingly are faced with a "new" kind of subpoenaone that seeks the identity of persons who have posted information anonymously to the media company’s website, blog or chat room


Keeping the faith: Ninth Circuit reinstates ban on political and issue ads in public broadcasting
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2014

Corporations and advocacy groups seeking to place political and issue advertisements on noncommercial educational TV or radio stations (often


Virginia radio stations seek judgment to avoid internet streaming royalties
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2014

Radio stations streamed over the Internet that restrict their audience to a 150-mile radius through geo-fencing should not have to pay copyright


No coverage for class action where all claims were first made or related back to claims first made prior to the policy period
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2014

Applying Michigan law, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has held that an art gallery's professional liability


Invasion of privacy exclusion in D&O policy bars coverage for alleged TCPA violations
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2014

The United States District Court for the Central District of California has held that an invasion of privacy exclusion in a D&O policy barred


The POM Wonderful saga: FTC final order bars POM’s health claims
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2013

On January 10, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released its long-awaited final ruling in the Agency's administrative case against POM


Federal Circuit patent bulletin: Starhome GmbH v. AT&T Mobility LLC
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2014

"A construction that excludes a preferred embodiment 'is rarely, if ever, correct and would require highly persuasive evidentiary support.'" On


Fair use update: just because it’s newsworthy doesn’t mean you can put it on the air
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2012

A recent decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit strengthens the copyright protection available for previously unpublished materials at the potential expense of the media industry