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False Advertising Litigation

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This seminar will discuss current class action lawsuits, decisions and settlements related to false advertising, the potential use of CAFA to defeat certification, and strategies for prevailing in false advertising class actions—whether representing a plaintiff or defendant. False advertising class suits continue to build. General Mills faces a suit for marketing Cheerios® as beneficial to lowering cholesterol, just weeks after the FDA issued a warning to the company. A similar suit is pending against Coca-Cola for marketing health benefits of its Glaceau Vitaminwater®. Late last year, the Seventh Circuit ...
in Midtown. The firm has expanded nationally and internationally after embarking on a new strategy distributed to partners in 2007 to emphasize such industry practice areas as health care, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and medical devices, and energy. The firm also has targeted product liability , professional responsibility, international commercial arbitration , patent litigation, antitrust and government investigation. On the transactional side, King & Spalding focused on Islamic banking and finance , private equity , securities and M&A . On June 16, 2003, Corporate Board Member magazine named King & Spalding Atlanta's ...
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event playback: dynamic one-handed dunk figure drawing is a company trademark “Air Jordan” series of sports shoes unique logo .2007 year, this company after another is still in the Haiou store supermarket Limited under the three discovered that the step from the Jinjiang Long Shoes Co., Ltd. and Jinjiang Footwear Company Limited Conway printed on the production of shoes “Air Jordan” graphic trademarks, respectively, then Two shoe companies, together with the supermarket to court on 20 August .2007, Shanghai Second Intermediate Court on two cases of trademark infringement case first instance verdict, ... market research, surveys and trends


False Advertising Litigation Under the Lanham Act for ...
on Zyrtec, about 15-20 percent of the doctors ... and Company Agrees to Pay $1.415 Billion to Resolve Allegations of Off-label Promotion of Zyprexa, (Jan. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
NewsWatch: CapitalSource sells off nursing homes for $100M
Struggling commercial lender CapitalSource of Chevy Chase this week sold 37 skilled nursing homes for $100 million cash. Proceeds will be used to repay $55 million debt related to these assets. "This transaction is the final step in the monetization of our net lease portfolio," said John K. Delaney, chairman and CEO, in a statement. "Together with an estimated $331 million in cash and stock from our recently announced sale of 143 facilities to Omega Healthcare Investors ... and our anticipated net [Department of Housing and Urban Development] mortgage financing proceeds of $119 million, we expect to ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Skechers says recently filed civil complaints against Shape-ups product line ...
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Aug 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --Company says American Council on Exercise report critical of Shape-ups is flawed and marred by conflict-of-interest SKECHERS USA, Inc. /quotes/comstock/13*!skx /quotes/nls/skx ( 29.95 , -0.25 , -0.83% ) today said that the two recently filed civil class actions disclosed in its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 each have only a single plaintiff and both are completely baseless. The complaints, Tamara Grabowski v. Skechers USA, Inc. and Sonia Stalker v. Skechers USA, Inc., allege that the Company's advertising for ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Vitaminwater revealed as non-healthy beverage by Coca-Cola's own lawyers (opinion)
(NaturalNews) Do you ever wonder things like "Who is actually gullible enough to think that Vitaminwater is healthy?" Although that question may seem demeaning or even arrogant, it turns out that the Coca-Cola company (which owns the Vitaminwater brand) is essentially asking that exact question. How so? In response to a recent lawsuit against Coca-Cola filed by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), Coke's attorneys replied in court briefings that, " consumer could reasonably be misled into thinking vitaminwater was a healthy beverage." Except, of course, millions of consumers were ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Lanham Act False Advertising Litigation: A Potent Weapon in ...
unique to false advertising litigation involving prescription and OTC drugs. ..... They specialize in false advertising litigation. 1 15 U.S.C. § 1125(a). ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
"False Advertising and the Law: Coping with Today's Challenges"
Good afternoon. It is a pleasure to be here today at the Practicing Law Institute's program, "False Advertising and the Law: Coping with Today's Challenges." Before I begin, let me make the standard disclaimer that the views I express today are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Commission or any other Commissioner. Also, I should note that in my remarks today I will be mentioning specific Commission actions by way of illustration and not to single out any individual entity. Today I would like to share with you some general thoughts about how the FTC's roles in advertising regulation ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
false advertising litigation has shifted almost entirely toward ง 43(a) of the. Lanham Act.”111. C. Prudential Standing Applies to Section 43(a) of the ...
Could I sue those Anti-Weed commercials for false advertising ...
These commercials are getting ridiculous. Like the "what has weed done for you" one where they switch between all the kids saying the stupid stuff they do when they're high. Like... "I stole from my little sister...I got straight D's........I left my Ex Girlfriend 27 messages last night....I made my mother cry.....I let People Draw on me.. I ditch my friends and let them find there own way home..." ...That is stuff you do when you are drunk...not high. I would challenge anyone to find a statistic that proves any of that has ever happened as a direct result of mariujana. However, I would bet a study of ...
WikiAnswers - What is False judgment
Blacklisting is a wide and complicated issue especially when it pertains to civil creditor vs consumer litigation. In this instance it probably indicates that court records were used to obtain... The answer was False ? Of course the answer was False you loser if it were true we would all be turned into bananas and eat cows duh where were you in the year 0001 smart one i like cheese dude yeah so the answere was... What can a judgment do? A judgment is bad to have on your credit for a number of reasons. 1) It stays on your credit report for 10 years. Most negative items only stay on for 7 years. 2) Judgments are public record. ...