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U.S. Supreme Court Passes on FTC v. POM
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to grant a petition for writ of certiorari filed by POM Wonderful in an action brought by the Federal Trade


Weight-Loss Supplement Marketers Face Ban, Asset Forfeiture
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

The marketers of weight-loss supplements containing green coffee bean extract agreed to forfeit assets totaling $9.2 million and to a ban on


Fake Subscription Notices, Real FTC Lawsuit
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

Fake subscription notices are the subject of a new lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission in an Oregon federal court. The defendants, a web of


Chipotle GMO Dispute Moves Forward in Florida Court
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

Can an advertiser promote a product as non-GMO when it includes meat from an animal that consumed GMO soy and corn? That question is at the heart of a


Lanham Act Claims Against Competitor Not Preempted by FDCA, Ninth Circuit Affirms
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

Interpreting the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Pom Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co., the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Lanham Act claims


SPECIAL FOCUS: California Proposes Emergency Prop 65 Regulation for Products Containing BPA
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

BPA remains prevalent in the packaging of food and beverage items sold by retailers throughout California. Most commonly, it is found in the lining


False Advertising Lawsuits: Security Systems and Oatmeal
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

False advertising lawsuits remain a popular consumer class action fixture with no signs of abating, challenging products and services ranging from


As an Unsubstantiated Express Performance Claim, Product Name Must Be Changed, NAD Says
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

The product name for Rust-Oleum's "Painter's Touch Ultra Cover 2X Spray Paint" is an express performance claim and should be changed because it


FTC Says Personal Care Products Less Than "Natural"
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

Four companies that marketed their personal care products as "natural," "all natural," or "100 natural" agreed to a deal with the Federal Trade


FTC Hits Volkswagen With Suit Over Emissions Ad Campaign
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

The Federal Trade Commission filed suit against Volkswagen Group of America, charging the automaker with deceiving consumers in violation of Section 5