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March 2017 Retail Patent Litigation Report
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

March filings were slow, presumably as NPEs waited for the TC Heartland decision from SCOTUS. Frequent filers included Checkerboard Intellectual


Tech Support Scammers Settle With FTC, Florida AG
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2016

In their latest collaboration, the Federal Trade Commission and the Florida Attorney General reached a deal with the lead generators involved in a


Changes in the functioning of the renewable energy sources market in Poland
  • Noerr LLP
  • Poland
  • June 23 2016

In the first quarter of 2016, PGE Dystrybucja - one of the major energy distributors in central and eastern Poland - connected renewable energy


Court halts operations, freezes assets of “free trial” sites
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2011

A U.S. District Court has frozen the assets and halted operations of an online firm that the Federal Trade Commission alleged tricked consumers with “free” or “risk-free” offers for weight-loss pills and tooth whiteners, among other products


Open sesame
  • LK Shields
  • Global
  • March 9 2011

The internet is an Aladdin's Cave of open source software and shareware, but commercial developers who use this free coding in their own software products without regard to the licensing terms and conditions could find themselves in hot water


Congress passes the Restore Online Shoppers' Confidence Act
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2011

In a move to combat allegedly deceptive online sales tactics that result in recurring charges for consumers for membership clubs until cancelled by consumers, Congress passed the "Restore Online Shoppers' Confidence Act."


Congress passes s. 3386 - Restore Online Shoppers' Confidence Act
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2010

In a move to combat allegedly deceptive online sales tactics that result in recurring charges for consumers for membership clubs until cancelled by consumers, Congress passed the "Restore Online Shoppers' Confidence Act."


California law governing automatic renewals goes into effect
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2010

Starting this week, companies that offer subscription services that automatically renew at the end of the initial term will have to comply with a new law in California


California's amended automatic renewal law goes into effect
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2010

California's recently enacted law regarding automatic renewal offers will go into effect today


Florida settles with company over free trial offers and automatic renewals
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2010

Earlier this year, we posted that the Florida Attorney General had sued a company over allegations the company enrolled consumers in a monthly subscription program without the consumers' knowledge or consent