• 05.17.11

    Manatt Attorneys Take Center Stage at Leading Industry Events

    The ever-changing social media and mobile landscape continuously presents new and unique issues for advertisers that market products to children.

  • 05.12.11

    Supreme Court Says Goodbye to Class Arbitration

    In a 5-4 decision that is a resounding victory for businesses, the Supreme Court held that a state rule barring waivers of classwide proceedings in consumer contract arbitration clauses is preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA).

  • 05.04.11

    Court: “Explicit and Repeated” Disclosures by Webloyalty Defeat Suit

    A California federal court dismissed a plaintiff’s suit against Webloyalty that alleged he was misled into joining the company’s savings club.

  • 04.27.11

    FTC Targets Acai Berry Affiliate Marketers

    The Federal Trade Commission has announced a law enforcement sweep against affiliate marketers of acai berry weight-loss products by simultaneously filing 10 lawsuits against marketers who operated fake news Web sites with domain names like “BreakingNewsAt6.com” and featured ...

  • 04.22.11

    Tesla Sues BBC Over TV Show Depiction

    Electric carmaker Tesla Motors has filed suit against the BBC over a Top Gear television show episode that portrayed a Tesla Roadster that purportedly ran out of electricity and stopped on the show’s test circuit while racing a gas powered Lotus Elise.

  • 04.15.11

    The Buzz Over Privacy Continues with Google FTC Settlement

    Marking the first time the Federal Trade Commission has required a company to implement a comprehensive privacy program, the agency entered into a proposed settlement with Google over its Buzz social networking feature.

  • 04.08.11

    Manatt to Participate in the ACCA-SoCal Inaugural Entertainment & Sports Law MCLE Seminar

    On April 13, 2011, Manatt’s advertising and entertainment litigation partners and their esteemed co-panelists will lead a lively discussion focused on crisis management strategies for corporate counsel, an event hosted by the Association of Corporate Counsel, Southern California Chapter.

  • 03.28.11

    CBBB Steps Up Online Enforcement

    The Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) announced plans to increase monitoring and enforcement of the advertising industry’s online activities.

  • 03.23.11

    Manatt Attorneys Take Center Stage at Leading Industry Events

    With consumer protection and antitrust ranking high on the list of regulatory and enforcement priorities, it’s crucial to stay ahead of the newest developments in these areas.

  • 03.16.11

    IAB Members Pledge to Follow Self-Regulatory Principles

    The Interactive Advertising Bureau Board of Directors recently voted unanimously to require all members to sign a new code of conduct that necessitates their compliance with the industry’s self-regulatory principles.



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