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Advertising Litigation Report: Vol. 2, No. 2 - Consumer Privacy and Data Security

USA - April 20 2017 A U.S. district court judge in Florida trimmed a proposed class action against fast-food chain Wendy's for its alleged failure to properly protect…

Eileen M. Patt, Kurt M. Denk, Samantha V. Ettari, Norman C. Simon

Advertising Litigation Report: Vol. 2, No. 2 - National Advertising Division (NAD) and National Advertising Review Board (NARB)

USA - April 20 2017 A National Advertising Review Board (NARB) panel determined that the National Advertising Division (NAD) acted appropriately in deciding against…

Eileen M. Patt, Kurt M. Denk, Samantha V. Ettari, Norman C. Simon

Advertising Litigation Report: Vol. 2, No. 2 - Regulatory

USA - April 20 2017 A negative option is a provision in an offer or agreement to sell or provide any goods or services "under which the customer's silence or failure to…

Eileen M. Patt, Kurt M. Denk, Samantha V. Ettari, Norman C. Simon

Advertising Litigation Report: Vol. 2, No. 2 - Lanham Act False Advertising

USA - April 20 2017 Plaintiff Verisign, "the exclusive operator of the .com and .net internet domain names," brought a Lanham Act false advertising suit against…

Eileen M. Patt, Kurt M. Denk, Samantha V. Ettari, Norman C. Simon

Advertising Litigation Report: Vol. 2, No. 2 - Consumer Fraud Class Action

USA - February 20 2017 In March 2017, the House passed the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017 by a vote of 220-201. If it is enacted in its present form, a…

Eileen M. Patt, Kurt M. Denk, Samantha V. Ettari, Norman C. Simon