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Too Much or Too Little: FDA Requests Comments on New Strategy Regarding Risk Information in DTC Ads
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • August 22 2017

Yesterday, on August 21, 2017, FDA solicited comments in the Federal Register on a new potential approach regarding communicating risk information in

Consumer Protection in Retail: Weekly Roundup
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

On August 7, 2017, the FTC extended the public comment period related to four proposed settlements with paint companies. According to the original

Does Football Increase Risk of Degenerative Brain Disease?
  • Stark & Stark
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was found in 110 of 111 (99 percent) brains of deceased former National Football League players that were

FDA and FTC Solicit Consumer Complaints About Dietary Supplement Marketing
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

The Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission have jointly requested that consumers report dietary supplements that "didn't work

Advertising requirements relating to medical devices in South Africa
  • Dentons
  • South Africa
  • July 31 2017

In this article, we provide a brief overview of the requirements for the advertisement of medical devices in South Africa

Privacy Hat Trick: Three New State Laws to Juggle
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2017

Nevada, Oregon and New Jersey recently passed laws focusing on the collection of consumer information, serving as a reminder for advertisers

Judge Gardephe Dismisses Renewed Defamation Claims by Anti-Aging Doctors Labeled as “Quacks”
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2017

Today, Judge Gardephe dismissed with prejudice the amended complaint brought by two prominent “anti-aging” doctors against the nonprofit consumer

FDA Authorizes Qualified Health Claim for Macadamia Nuts
  • Keller and Heckman LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2017

A health claim characterizes the relationship between a substance and its ability to reduce the risk of a disease or health-related condition (see 21

Arla’s Dairy Campaign Goes Sour After Court Enjoins Ad Claims Attacking rbST
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2017

Eighty-eight percent of consumers are willing to pay more for healthier foods. Manufacturers have responded by focusing marketing campaigns on the

Intellectual Property Weekly Abstracts Bulletin Week of July 3, 2017
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 5 2017

Supreme Court of Canada invalidates the promise doctrine AstraZeneca Canada Inc. v. Apotex Inc., 2017 SCC 36 Drug: esomeprazole In this decision, the