In the latest developments surrounding state-level privacy laws, legislators advanced amendments that could ease the burden of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), while the Washington Privacy Act (WPA) appears dead in the water—for now.
Congratulations to the Online Interest-Based Advertising (IBA) Accountability Program, which issued its 100th public action this week and a report documenting its work over the past eight years.
A new class action lawsuit filed in California federal court accuses Panera Bread of false advertising based on a campaign promoting the fast-casual restaurant chain as a place to “eat clean.”
Are “store closing” signs misleading advertising?
Considering the defendant’s use of the plaintiff’s trademarks in hashtags and other social media posts, a California federal court granted a preliminary injunction to halt the use.
Siding with the government, a California appellate panel held that section 17501 of the Business & Professions Code was not unconstitutionally vague on its face or as applied to national retailers accused of deceptive pricing.
Weighing in on a pasta advertising dispute, the National Advertising Division (NAD) recommended that Goya Foods discontinue claims that its Excelsior brand pasta was “Puerto Rico’s favorite pasta” in a challenge brought by Riviana Foods, the maker of competing brand Ronzoni.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has sued a Texas-based promotions company, alleging that Hopkins and Raines, Inc., deceptively advertised promotions on behalf of motor vehicle dealerships in violation of state law.
The Federal Trade Commission’s approval of a pair of settlements involving defendants accused of making deceptive “Made in USA” claims revealed a split among the commissioners with regard to the agency’s use of remedies.
Taking the offensive, Mercedes-Benz has filed suit against four graffiti artists over the car company’s use of their street art in a social media post.