• 06.20.13

    Supreme Court to Consider Lanham Act Standing

    What factors should determine standing to sue for false advertising under the Lanham Act?

  • 06.13.13

    NAI’s Guidance on Mobile Apps Coming Soon

    The National Advertising Initiative will release a Mobile Application Code in the coming weeks.

  • 06.07.13

    Get It While It’s Hot! Papa John’s Settles TCPA Suit for $16.5M

    Facing a full plate of Telephone Consumer Protection Act litigation, Papa John's settled one of the class actions filed against it for $16.5 million.

  • 06.06.13

    Manatt Attorneys Take Center Stage at Leading Industry Events

    The Federal Trade Commission recently released its revised online advertising disclosure guidelines—known as its Dot Com Guidance—and now it’s up to marketers to put this guidance into practice.

  • 05.31.13

    A Friendly Reminder from the FTC: You May Be in Trouble

    Continuing the countdown to the effective date of the amended Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rule, the Federal Trade Commission sent “educational letters” to more than 90 businesses that may be impacted by the coming changes.

  • 05.23.13


    On May 9, 2013 the Federal Trade Commission sent a letter to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) that describes its enforcement actions and other activities during 2012 with respect to several federal consumer financial protection laws.

  • 05.16.13

    “All Natural” False Ad Suits Continue, Stalled

    In two suits alleging false advertising over “All Natural” claims, two defendants received very different results, with one suit going forward and another stalled for the time being.

  • 05.09.13

    FTC Releases FAQs for COPPA

    To help Web site operators, mobile app developers, plug-ins, and advertising networks prepare for the forthcoming changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rule, the Federal Trade Commission has released an FAQ guide.

  • 05.03.13

    Updated Florida Sweepstakes Law Takes Effect

    Florida has updated its sweepstakes law which was designed to clarify that games of chance may be operated by commercial entities only on a “limited and occasional basis” as a marketing tool incidental to the sale of a product or service.

  • 04.25.13

    FTC Closes Another Investigation into Endorsement Guides Violation

    The Federal Trade Commission has closed another investigation into a social media promotion for an alleged violation of the agency’s Endorsement Guides without taking any action.



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