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FTC takes on fraudulent crowdfunding campaign
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced the settlement of a complaint alleging deceptive trade practices in relation to a crowdfunding


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"


Agreement reached on sale of consumer data in RadioShack bankruptcy
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

A US Bankruptcy Judge recently approved the sale of a package of RadioShack’s intellectual property assetsincluding consumer data obtained from


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


NAD asks GreenPan to discontinue deceptive green claims
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2013

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus (NAD) recently entered a decision against GreenPan, Inc., asking the company


Pirates of the Caribbean: Antigua may risk US IP rights in fight over internet gambling
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Antigua, USA
  • March 1 2013

Intellectual property may no longer be safe in Antigua if the Caribbean island is unable to reach an amicable agreement with the United States over


Big brother for hire: FTC cracks down on consumer tracking company
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent a new warning for companies engaged in geolocation tracking. Specifically, the FTC recently reached a


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


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


Groupon and LivingSocial may need to strike a deal before they can provide one
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2011

Several lawsuits have been filed against Groupon and LivingSocial, two companies well known for providing special offers online that allow consumers to sign up for a deal-of-the-day and purchase products and services at special rates for limited windows of time