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“World of Warcraft” Creator Takes Battle to Court over Game’s Characters
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2015

A federal judge in the Northern District of California recently dismissed a complaint in which video game producers claimed that characters from


California court clarifies scope of Song-Beverly
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

California's Song-Beverly Credit Card Act does not prohibit retailers from collecting email addresses after a credit card transaction has been


A penny saved is a penny lawsuit
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2012

Bidcactus LLC, a company that owns and operates a penny auction website, is facing a class action lawsuit filed by an individual that allegedly paid more than $15,000 due to poorly disclosed terms and conditions


Youthful indiscretions? California offers minors a clean slate
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2013

Already one of the strictest states in the country when it comes to protecting online privacy, California recently passed another law that may


Cookies and html 5 give rise to new privacy concerns
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2010

As more and more consumers utilize the Internet for information, commerce, and entertainment, there is an ever-increasing push on the part of business and advertisers to enhance and monetize the browsing experience


Advertisers beware: new FTC guidance signals tough stance on endorsements
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently released new guidance regarding the use of endorsements in advertising. The new guidance is a "must read"


Bogo? More like ‘no go’
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently brought its first case under the Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act (ROSCA), a 2010 federal law that


Sugar vs. high fructose corn syrup: a bittersweet debate
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2012

Several organizations that represent farmers and refiners of cane sugar (“Sugar Producers”) recently filed a false advertising lawsuit against several organizations that represent corn refiners and producers of high fructose corn syrup (“HFCS Producers”) in the US District Court for the Central District of California


FTC wins big in case about deceptive infomercials
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2010

The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit upheld the lower court's decision, awarding judgment in favor of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), in Federal Trade Commission v. Direct Marketing Concepts, Inc


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