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Class certification denied in false claims suit against beauty product manufacturer
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2013

A federal court in California has denied a motion for class certification in a suit alleging that Neutrogena Corp. misled consumers by advertising


Judge-written opinions preferable to clerk-drafted?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2013

"Posner not only describes pitfalls in the decision process for appeals, but also explains some of what he does (and thinks other judges should do


Federal court remands ear drops false ad claims, CAFA minimum not met
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2014

A federal court in California has determined that the defendants in litigation alleging false advertising, marketing and sale of an earache relief


Putative class challenges health-benefits claims for FiveFingers running shoes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2012

Seeking to certify a state-wide class of product purchasers, a California resident has filed a consumer fraud action against the company that makes running shoes marketed with “health benefit” claims


SCOTUS grants cert. on Lanham Act standing for false advertising claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to review whether an entity may bring a claim for false advertising under the Lanham Act against a defendant that


Putative class alleges fraud in mascara marketing claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2012

A California resident has filed a putative class action against Coty Inc., alleging that it falsely advertises one of its cosmetic products, Rimmel London Lash Accelerator Mascara with Grow-Lash Complex, as a product that can lengthen and thicken eyelashes in just 30 days


Class certified in suit alleging defective laptop and false marketing
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2011

A federal court in California has conditionally granted a motion to certify a nationwide class in litigation alleging that a company's notebook computers were defective because they did not have sufficient memory to support the operating systems with which they were sold


FTC charges juice maker with deceptive advertising after juice maker charges FTC with exceeding authority in regulating health-related claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2010

Less than two weeks after POM Wonderful LLC filed a complaint against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleging that new requirements imposed on food producers making health-related claims exceeded the agency's authority, FTC filed a complaint charging the pomegranate juice maker with "making false and unsubstantiated claims that their products will prevent or treat heart disease, prostate cancer, and erectile dysfunction."


Court rejects FTC allegations that dietary supplement maker violated consent decree
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2012

According to a news source, a company that makes dietary supplements has prevailed before a federal court considering claims filed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleging that the company violated a 2006 consent decree


Plaintiffs challenge “cruelty free” ads for cosmetic products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2012

California residents have filed a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of a putative nationwide class of consumers against several cosmetic companies alleging that while the defendants marketed and advertised their products as “cruelty free,” that is, not tested on animals, “in fact Defendants were testing their cosmetic products on animals so that they could sell products in China and other foreign countries, thereby reaping hundreds of millions of dollars in sales.”