• 09.27.18

    Court Awards $10M in Pregnancy Test False Ad Suit

    A New York federal court adopted a “market share allocation” approach to calculate the damages and awarded almost $10 million in a false advertising suit brought by one pregnancy test manufacturer against another.

  • 09.27.18

    Massachusetts Court Runs Down Insurer’s Defense in Coverage Dispute

    An advertiser using the name of a famed marathoner without permission is entitled to insurance coverage for a lawsuit accusing the company of false association, the highest court in Massachusetts has ruled.

  • 09.27.18

    FTC Takes Action on Country of Origin Claims

    Taking on “Made in USA” claims, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed two new cases: one against a New York-based company advertising American-made hockey pucks and a second against related recreational and outdoor equipment companies from California.

  • 09.27.18

    New Mexico AG Charges App Maker With COPPA Violations

    Alleging violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and state consumer protection law, New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas filed suit against app maker Tiny Lab Productions.

  • 09.20.18

    Online Accountability Program Tackles Video Ads

    The Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program issued its 90th decision in a case involving Vdopia, Inc.’s Chocolate, a mobile video ad exchange and mobile SDK mediation platform.

  • 09.20.18

    California Legislature Passes Net Neutrality Bill

    In response to the Federal Communication Commission’s decision to repeal the Open Internet Order, California lawmakers have taken matters into their own hands by passing a measure that would provide net neutrality in the state.

  • 09.20.18

    FDA: Kid-Friendly E-Cigarette Products Off the Market

    Following the issuance of 17 warning letters to the makers of e-cigarette and vaping liquids that resembled brands targeting children, the Food and Drug Administration announced the products are now off the market.

  • 09.20.18

    DA Cracks Goop’s Egg Claims, Reaches $145,000 Deal

    Settling false advertising charges, Goop has agreed to pay $145,000 in civil penalties and comply with a five-year injunction, the Orange County district attorney recently announced.

  • 09.20.18

    Price Gouging Alert for the Carolinas

    Last week, Hurricane Florence made landfall.

  • 09.13.18

    Class Certification Comes Unglued in Case Against Krazy Glue

    The court unglued the plaintiff’s motion to certify a statewide class in a slack fill action against the makers of Krazy Glue, granting the defendant’s motion to deny certification.  



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