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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


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


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


Putative class claims Ebola virus can pass through “impermeable” medical gowns
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2014

A California physician has filed a putative class action against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleging that its Microcool Breathable High Performance


Eleventh Circuit changes its interpretation of Class Action Fairness Act
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2010

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has determined on rehearing that it erred by interpreting the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA) as requiring at least one plaintiff in a class action to meet the amount-in-controversy requirement for diversity jurisdiction


First Circuit upholds $48 million award for deceptive infomercials promoting dietary supplements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2010

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a multi-million dollar award in the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC's) lawsuit against the producer and distributor of infomercials for dietary supplements that could purportedly cure everything from cancer, obesity and Parkinson's disease to multiple sclerosis, heart disease and lupus


Third Circuit adopts substantial compliance test for contempt of diet supplement ad order
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2010

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed and remanded a district court determination that a dietary supplement maker did not violate a consent order with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC


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."