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State of Nature: District Courts Diverge in Treatment of “Natural” False Advertising Claims
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2019

Two recent contrasting decisions in class action false advertising cases alleging misleading uses of the term “natural” for food products underscore


Ninth Circuit Affirms Jury Verdict In Favor of Homeopathic Remedy for Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2018

On November 8, 2018, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a jury verdict in a consumer class action deceptive advertising case in favor of Defendants Boiron Inc


Second Circuit Dismisses Claims of Would-Be Ad-Blockers
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2017

On November 22, 2017, the Second Circuit in Heskiaoff v. Sling Media affirmed the dismissal of a class action complaint again Sling Media that alleged


Tough Puffery: Court Closes Door on Ford False Advertising Suit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2017

The Northern District of New York recently found that Ford Motor Company’s “Built Ford Tough” slogan was non-actionable puffery, and dismissed


Putative Class Complains that Annie’s “Strawberry Fruit Snacks” Lack Strawberries
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2017

On August 1, 2017, plaintiff Raymond Alvandi filed a putative class action in California federal court against Annie’s, Inc., seeking damages and


California District Court Unplugs Duracell False Advertising Suit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2016

Recently, Judge Lucy H. Koh of the Northern District of California dismissed a putative class action claiming that Procter & Gamble and Gillette


True Green for True Blue: Blue Buffalo Promises $32 Million Settlement
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

Pet-food maker Blue Buffalo will pay $32 million to settle 13 consumer class action suits, the company announced last month. The 13 class


Out of Align-ment: Sixth Circuit affirms class certification in probiotics case
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2015

A recent Sixth Circuit decision that affirmed certification of a multi-state consumer class action asserting false advertising claims concerning


A court in the Sunshine State blocks injunctive relief against Neutrogena sunscreen claims; meanwhile P&G cannot flush Charmin claims for the same relief in New York
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

Assume the following: plaintiff brings a putative class action under state consumer protection laws alleging that he bought a product based on false


Tripping the light cran-tastic: Ocean Spray washes away attempted class certification
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2015

Class certification in false advertising cases often fails due to problems with the class itself such as ascertainability. But what happens when a