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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


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


Court questions reliability of cat waste sniff tests, enjoins tv litter ads claiming superior odor control
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2012

A federal court in New York has issued a preliminary injunction ordering Clorox Co. to stop airing TV commercials which claim, on the basis of lab tests, that its cat litter product, containing carbon, outperforms products containing baking soda, which are sold by the plaintiff


Class complaint challenges vacuum cleaner’s “germ killing” claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2011

An Illinois resident has filed a putative class action against a company that makes vacuum cleaners, alleging that the "germ killing" promotions it uses to sell one of its products are deceptive and misleading


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


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


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


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


Tentative deal reached in defective HDTV litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2010

A federal court in New York has conditionally approved a settlement between Sony Corp. and a class of some 350,000 high-definition television (HDTV) purchasers who alleged that the sets have malfunctioning optical blocks that produce characteristic “yellow stains, green haze, and other color anomalies” on their TV screens